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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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First Young Maidservant
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Storyline

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 creation is at stake 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:

Les Dieux d'Égypte  »

Box Office

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$140,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,123,903 (USA) (26 February 2016)

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$31,141,074 (USA) (6 May 2016)
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Trivia

Rachael Blake Nicolaj who cast Isis, Horus' mother is a year younger than Coster-Waldau. Bryan Brown who played Osiris, Ra's son is 4 years older than Geoffrey Rush who played Ra. See more »

Goofs

During Set's assault on the rebel gods, his troops are shown using trebuchets which wouldn't be invented for centuries. Trebuchets first appeared in China in the 4th Century BCE and wouldn't be seen in the Middle East for nearly a thousand years after that. See more »

Quotes

Set: [about to be killed] Wait! I spared your life, didn't I?
Horus: I won't make that mistake.
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Referenced in The Last Word (2017) See more »

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Sugar (Jagz Kooner Remix)
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Don't listen to reviews and critics they are miss-leading
16 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

OK this is the first time I am leaving a review and I just couldn't stand these bad reviews that are like for nothing. The movie is ABSOLUTELY great and you will not lose interest not even for 2 minutes since it's a major action-adventure movie with great actors and cast choice, following very awesome and interesting story line that will make you wonder throughout the movie how will things turn out to be. It wasn't very predictable even tho it wasn't complex AT ALL.

Some of these reviews make me wonder if people enjoy any movie without finding or creating the slightest reason to be dramatic and annoying, just like the reason most reviews I read here saying the actor choice is TOO white? Are you kidding me this is a Hollywood made, fiction movie about the Egypt and gods and powers and that's what bothered them really?

Anyways the movie is awesome and like I said don't bother reading reviews. thanks


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