Average Rating: 4.9/10
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Release Date: Jul 22, 1959 Wide
Average Rating: 2.8/5
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Heralding a decade of Italian-made sword-and-sandal films, Hercules -- as it's been known in the United States since its 1959 release -- draws most of its plot from the legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece. Hercules, the half-immortal son of Jupiter (or Zeus) rescues Iole, the daughter of Pelias, the king of Jolco, when the horses pulling her chariot run wild. Returning her to the court, he is engaged by Pelias to train his vain, arrogant son in the use of arms, that he may one day become a
Jul 22, 1959 Wide
Mar 27, 2001
Gianna Maria Canale
Slopped together from mythological dog-ends with no particular grace or wit.
Ab-solutely goofball sword and sandal film. Great cheese factor.
A true guilty pleasure for the young at heart. The prototype sand-and-sandal epic.
Cheesily entertaining old-school adventure romp.
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