Dwayne Johnson, perhaps the only actor around who can look superhuman and self-deprecating at once, wears the title role like a custom-tailored lion skin.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Ratner’s sense of humour is never clever, or light, and I’ve hated my share of his earlier films, but not this one.
Chicago Tribune If you’re looking for a Hercules film in which an oiled-up Dwayne Johnson punches a rabid wolf in the face, then step right up, you strange, strange person.
The Standard The film’s a quarter-pounder with cheese. If it came without any, you’d send it back.
— Tim Robey, The Daily Telegraph