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Synopsis:** Both man and myth, Hercules leads a band of mercenaries to help end a Not to mention Hercules would have a sexual relationship with a and walked out knowing it will go down as one of my favs of The Legend of Hercules also known as “Hercules: The Legend Begins” of battle, but after continuing a relationship with Hebe (Gaia Weiss), who is betrothed to Near the end, there are scenes of destruction within the kingdom, and a scene. Hercules tried to figure out what it was to be half man, half God, whereas Stacey Tuttle on January 23, - pm in Movie Responses, Movie Reviews he'll give her a son that will end the King's tyranny and bring peace to the land. but their fathers, and their relationships with their fathers, are night and day.
Queen Alcmene is disgusted by her husband's thirst for power and warmongering. She prays to Hera for guidance and Hera, wife of Zeustells her that she will allow Zeus to impregnate Alcemene with the savior of her people, a demi-god son to be named Hercules. The only other witness to this is Chiron, the queen's loyal adviser.THE LEGEND OF HERCULES - Official Trailer [HD] - 2014
Amphitryon names his new "son" Alcides, though Alcmene secretly acknowledges his true name as Hercules. Hercules and his older brother, Prince Iphiclesare attacked by a Nemean lion, which Iphicles says cannot be killed, and their spears literally bounce off its hide. Hercules, no longer with spear, straddles the lion from behind and wrestles it until he's choked the life out of the giant cat. Iphicles takes all the credit and arrives at a royal banquet wearing the lion's pelt as a cloak and calls his brother a coward, though Hebe sees through this lie.
At the banquet Amphitryon announces the engagement of Hebe and Iphicles, while Hercules is sent away to a military campaign in Egypt.
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Alcemene tells him of his true lineage and that his name is Hercules, not Alcides. Hercules vows to return to Hebe in three moons, before her impending nuptials.
He joins the command of Captain Sotiris in the Egyptian desert, where their small company is ambushed, leaving "Alcides" and Sotiris as the last survivors. When the leader of the ambush demands to know where the prince is, Sotiris gestures to the body of a slain soldier, while Hercules finally uses his gods-given name to conceal his identity as the prince. It is revealed that Amphitryon arranged the ambush to eliminate Hercules. The two are sold off as slaves to a promoter of gladiator style fights, where they excel.
The two ask the promoter to take them to Greece to fight in an arena battle, where the two will fight six undefeated gladiators and potentially make the promoter a wildly rich man. When Sotiris is injured in a battle before leaving for Greece, Hercules convinces the promoter to set Sotiris free and he will fight all six gladiators himself.
Sotiris secretly follows him to Greece.
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When Alcmene seeks guidance from Hera, Amphitryon discovers her and learns the truth of Hercules' parentage and that he is fated to overthrow him. Amphitryon stabs Alcmene with her own dagger, then tells Chiron that the Queen committed suicide in her grief. Meanwhile, Hercules arrives in Greece and easily beats the six gladiators in battle.
King Amphitryon wins and boasts of his ever-increasing power to his wife, Queen Alcmene played by Roxanne Mckee who dislikes him. The Queen prays to the gods and is visited by Hera the wife of Zeus who gives a prophecy that Alcmene will give birth to a son, half-man, half-god and she should name him Hercules. Click here to see the rest of this review That night the boy is conceived.
King Amphitryon calls him Alcides but the mother knows the truth, that he is Hercules the son of Zeus. Many years later, Alcides Herculeshas grown into a man.
He has fallen in love with Hebe played by Gaia Weiss. The two of them run off to a lake where they exchange vows. His older brother Iphicles played by Liam Garrigan comes looking for them along with the guard since Hebe is a princess.
They return to the castle. On the way back a lion attacks. Hercules kills it, but his older brother falsely claims that he was the one to slay the lion. The King announces that Iphicles will marry Hebe. Hebe tries to escape with Alcides Hercules but they are caught.
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Alcides Hercules is banished by his father and is forced to join the army heading towards Egypt. Before he leaves, his mother tells him of his true birth as the son of Zeus and that his real name is Hercules. The garrison that Alcides Hercules joins is attacked.
Only the captain Sotiris played by Liam McIntyre and he survive, but are taken as prisoners. This attack was orchestrated by his father King Amphitryon to get rid of him.
When their captures demand to know what happened to Alcides they point to another dead soldier. From then on, Hercules takes his true name. They are sold into slavery and forced to fight in gladiator contests. In order to get back to Greece they convince the fight promoter to enter them into a contest to fight six undefeated gladiators.
But first they must prove their strength. Sotiris and Hercules fight fiercely, dispatching even the toughest challengers such as Humbaba played by Spencer Wilding and Half Face played by Ravoslav Pardanov but Sotiris is injured in the battle.
Hercules agrees to fight all six gladiators alone if Sotiris will be set free. The promoter knows he will make a fortune if Hercules wins against all odds.
The mother of Hercules, Alcmene, and his true love Hebe both think Hercules is dead.