Ulysses (1954)

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Movie Info

In this film, Kirk Douglas stars as the hero from the Odyssey, Homer's classic Greek epic. Attempting to return to Ithaca from the Trojan War, Ulysses encounters years of numerous adventures and tribulation. As he finally arrives home, he finds his beloved faithful wife, Penelope anxiously awaiting his return.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Classics , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Studio:
Carlo Ponti Productions

Cast

Kirk Douglas
as Ulysses
Silvana Mangano
as Circe / Penelope
Anthony Quinn
as Antinoos
Rossana Podestà
as Nausicaa
Sylvie
as Euriclea
Daniel Ivernel
as Euriloco
Jacques Dumesnil
as Alicinous
Franco Interlenghi
as Telemachus
Elena Zareschi
as Cassandra
Evi Maltagliati
as Anticlea
Tania Weber
as Eucalicanto
Piero Lulli
as Achille
Umberto Silvestri
as Polifemo / Krakos
Teresa Pellati
as Melanto
Mario Feliciani
as Eurimaco
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Critic Reviews for Ulysses

All Critics (2)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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September 4, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

A cheesy, but entertaining excursion into mythology, Douglas a bit hammy and Anthony Quinn chews on some fat as well. A guilty pleasure.

December 19, 2002
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Audience Reviews for Ulysses

Bad Movie

David O'Driscoll
David O'Driscoll

Super Reviewer

½

Kirk's in great shape but that is all that can be said for this woebegone affair.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Read the book. Douglas is very good, as is the rest of the cast, but this tale has too much to say to be confined in one film. A series of TV movies might work with the right script writer.

Morris Nelms
Morris Nelms

Super Reviewer

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