Hollywood films have garnered massive fan following among Indian audiences today. The ‘ROCK’ Dwayne Johnson’s action packed film ‘Hercules’ stand as a testimony to this fact. The film is running successfully across theatres in India since its release on 1st August 2014. The Indian audience is in love with the handsome actor who plays a triple role of the mighty Zeus, the heroic Achilles and the fearless demigod Hercules in the Greek saga. Subsequently, Hercules has hit the bull’s-eye at the Box Office in India by earning a massive 21.49 Cr gross in its opening weekend. The film has also earned the spot for the biggest opening weekend for a Hollywood film of 2014 easily beating films like 300: The rise of an Empire, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla 3D and Captain America: The Winter Soldier that also released early this year. The Indian fans have welcomed the film with open arms giving it a stupendous first weekend in the country.
The epic saga transports the viewer to an alternative universe where god and magic come real. It comes through on its promise to take the audience on a journey filed with mythical creatures, breath taking locations and an outstanding cinematic experience. The film is a brilliant amalgamation of superb narration, larger than life VFX scenes and strong characterisations.
Transformers: The Age of Extinction that released last month and Hercules are both presented by Paramount Pictures India placing them at the 2nd and 4th position in the list of biggest Hollywood films of 2014 with its record breaking earnings. Their next stop this year will be the action packed film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles starring the gorgeous Megan Fox. The film is slated for release on the 29th of August, an auspicious day when Indians welcome the God of good luck, their favourite Lord Ganesha.
The movie is based on the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars. Produced by Paramount Pictures and MGM, the movie is directed by Brett Ratner. The film also stars Ian McShane, Reece Ritchie, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Joseph Fiennes, and John Hurt. The film has been released in India by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.