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Ulysses (1954)

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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.

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Cast

Kirk Douglas
as Ulysses
Silvana Mangano
as Circe / Penelope
Anthony Quinn
as Antinoos
Sylvie
as Euriclea
Elena Zareschi
as Cassandra
Tania Weber
as Eucalicanto
Piero Lulli
as Achille
Umberto Silvestri
as Polifemo / Krakos
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Critic Reviews for Ulysses

All Critics (2)

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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