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Gods of Egypt (2016)

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Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

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Bek
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Paula Arundell ...
Fussy Older Maidservant
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Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus. Written by James Pasier

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All of Heaven is at war See more »


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Rated PG-13 for fantasy violence and action, and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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26 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dioses de Egipto  »

Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,123,903 (USA) (28 February 2016)

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$31,153,464 (USA) (11 June 2016)
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2.35 : 1
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In Egyptian mythology, Set (also spelled Setesh, Sutekh, Setekh, and Suty) is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is Seth. Ra employed Set on his solar boat to repel Apep, the serpent of Chaos. Set was also lord of the red land (desert), where he was the balance to Horus' role as lord of the black land (soil). See more »

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Three pyramids were seen in the first landscape shot. However Osiris was supposed to be the first mythological pharaoh of Egypt. Moreover, the first pharaoh to have a perfectly shaped triangle for a pyramid was Sneferus, whose reign was estimated to be from around 2613 BC to 2589 BC, or the Fourth Age of the Old Kingdom. See more »

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Ra: Egypt has always been a paradise. But now, there is chaos. God of the air, you must protect the mortals.
Horus: I don't know if I'm strong enough.
Ra: Then become stronger.
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Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Gods of Egypt (2016) See more »

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Sugar (Jagz Kooner Remix)
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Why are the reviews so low?? Great Movie
22 May 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a actually a pretty epic movie. Probably more like an 8 or 9 out of 10, but i have to level out some of the reviews that really dogged this movie. You have to go into this knowing it is a fantasy movie. And it's pretty darn good. Great story, and satisfying ending. Do yourself a favor and don't pay attention to the overall score, just go and see it.

There were some unexpected twist and turns. The Director definitely didn't cut any corners. There was some pretty good CGI, as well as some OK CGI. Overall though it was good. Hopefully there will be a sequel.

Costumes and acting were good, I know people complained about whitewashing, but really who cares. I know i don't make enough money to care.


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