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Hammer of the Gods (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $614Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $902,998 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $51,418 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $954,416
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Set in the violent world of Viking Britain in 871 AD, Hammer of the Gods is the story of a young Viking warrior, Steinar, sent by his father the King on a quest to find his estranged brother, who was banished from the kingdom many years before. Steinar's epic journey across hostile territory gradually sees him emerge as the man his father wants him to be - the ruthless and unforgiving successor to his throne.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
30% - Rotten
26% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 5th, 2013 (Limited) by Magnet Pictures
Video Release: July 5th, 2013 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence, language including sexual references, and some nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2267, 4/10/2013)
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Vikings, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Vertigo Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,287 $247 Jul 12, 2013 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12,124 $164 Jul 5, 2013 3


Clive Standen    Hagen
Guy Flanagan    Jokul
Michael Jibson    Grim
Glynis Barber    Astrid
James Cosmo    King Bagsecg
Ivan Kaye    Ivar
Alexandra Dowling    Agnes
Finlay Robinson    Harald

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Matthew Read
Producer    Rupert Preston
Producer    Hubi Von Liel
Executive Producer    Allan Niblo
Executive Producer    James Richardson
Executive Producer    Nick Love
Executive Producer    Nigel Williams
Executive Producer    Jon Bourdillon
Production Designer    Ben Smith
Editor    Sam Williams
Composer    Benjamin Wallfisch
Director of Photography    Stephan Pehrsson

Per Theater Chart: Way Way is Strong Strong

July 9th, 2013

The Way Way Back earned top spot on the per theater chart with an average of $29,094 in nineteen theaters. This suggests a lot of room to expand, while it should reach its first milestone shortly. The overall box office leader, Despicable Me 2 was next with an average of $20,895. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain was a surprise entrant in the $10,000 club with an average of $11,450 in nearly 900 theaters. The final film in the $10,000 club was Museum Hours with an average of $10,427 in three theaters. More...

Limited Releases will have to go Way Back to Look for a Big Hit

July 5th, 2013

It's a pretty busy week for limited releases with several films having openings spread out from Wednesday through Friday. However, while it is a busy week, only two of them are earning overall good reviews. Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is earning the best reviews, but as a documentary, its chances of expanding are limited. On the other hand, The Way Way Back is not only earning great reviews, but its cast is better than most wide releases could hope for. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/07/05 55 $164   2 $82   $164 3
2013/07/12 63 $247 +51% 2 $124   $411 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/07/12 79 $450   2 $225   $614 14

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/15/20131724,643 24,643$344,509$344,50911

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