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The Loves of Hercules (1960)

Gli amori di Ercole (original title)
Hercules must save his true love from an evil queen.

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Mickey Hargitay ...
Massimo Serato ...
Licos
René Dary ...
Il generale
Moira Orfei ...
Némée
Gil Vidal ...
Sandrine
Rossella Como
Andrea Scotti
Arturo Bragaglia
Andrea Aureli
Olga Solbelli
Giulio Donnini
Lidia Alfonsi
Barbara Florian
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While Hercules is away, his people and the woman he loves are killed by the king of Ecalia. Hercules goes to Ecalia to revenge his dead. When he arrives in Ecalia he finds that the king is dead and queen Dianira reigns. He saves her and falls for her, but Dianira has been promised to Acheloo. His deed became more and more hard among Licos's conspiracy, the Amazons, the Hydra and other monsters... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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19 August 1960 (Italy)  »

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Hercules vs. the Hydra  »

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Bad Italian Hercules flick
17 July 1999 | by (Glasglow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

The sound is terrible! Not until Dr. Zhivago did I ever hear such a hellishly awful soundtrack! Anyway, Jayne Mansfield plays a back-to-back role as a queen of Greece (in a red wig) and an evil Amazon queen (in a black wig.) Mickey Hargitay plays the burly demigod Hercules, who must save the good Jayne from the evil Jayne. Meanwhile, the villagers act like babbling simps. Overall I didn't care for it.


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