MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,886 this week

The Fury of Hercules (1962)
"La furia di Ercole" (original title)

 -  Adventure  -  1963 (USA)
4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 91 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 7 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4115 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 
a list of 50 titles
created 16 Oct 2012
 
a list of 2000 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 166 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Fury of Hercules (1962)

The Fury of Hercules (1962) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Fury of Hercules.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Twin brothers revolt against tyranny in pre-Roman Italy and then come to a parting of the ways as they lead their people toward the founding of a new city.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, Virna Lisi
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Brave and noble Samson fights pirates as a soldier in the royal army. He wants to marry lovely fair maiden Rosita, but her haughty governor father disapproves. Meanwhile, the cunning and ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Capuano
Stars: Sergio Ciani, Rosalba Neri, Piero Lulli
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A Greek soldier leads the fight against an invading Persian army.

Directors: Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava
Stars: Steve Reeves, Mylène Demongeot, Sergio Fantoni
Action | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Filmed in Singapore it tells the story of Sandokan who is a Malaysian rebel who, with a group of renegades, goes up against a British General who is trying to force the King to resign.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Steve Reeves, Jacqueline Sassard, Mimmo Palmara
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.

Director: Domenico Paolella
Stars: Peter Lupus, Helga Liné, Mario Petri
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The story of Helen's flight from the vengeance of the Greeks following the Trojan War, in the company of her loyal protector Arion. She falls into the hands of the pharaoh Ramses, who sits on the throne of Thebes.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni
Stars: Mark Forest, Yvonne Furneaux, Massimo Serato
Adventure | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A retelling of the events leading to the use of the Trojan Horse, to bring down the great city of Troy.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni
Stars: Steve Reeves, Juliette Mayniel, John Drew Barrymore
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The rightful heir to the throne of Babylon leads a slave revolt against an evil ruler.

Director: Siro Marcellini
Stars: Gordon Scott, Geneviève Grad, Andrea Scotti
Adventure | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Nostro
Stars: Dan Vadis, Helga Liné, Ivano Staccioli
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Roccia and a band of fellow gladiators join forces with a patrician named Glaucus Valerius to replace Nero, (and his evil henchman, Tigelinus), with a new emperor: Servius Galba. During the... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Roger Browne, José Greci, Dan Vadis
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Directors: Arthur Lubin, Bruno Vailati
Stars: Steve Reeves, Giorgia Moll, Edy Vessel
Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Hercules comes from Greece to Ravenna, Italy, because a friend from childhood days has sent for him: Hercules should help the Roman Emperor who is in danger because of an intrigue lead by ... See full summary »

Director: Piero Pierotti
Stars: Sergio Ciani, Wandisa Guida, Livio Lorenzon
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brad Harris ...
Luisella Boni ...
Daria (as Brigitte Corey)
Mara Berni ...
Cnidia
Elke Arendt
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Eridione
...
Menistus
Sergio Ciani ...
Kaldos (as Alan Steel)
Franco Gasparri ...
(as Gianfranco Gasparri)
Irena Prosen ...
Mila
Romano Ghini
Ivan Dobric
Niksa Stefanini ...
Robur (as Nik Stefanini)
Natascia Polavshenko
Manja Golec
Edit

Storyline

In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fury of Samson  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Menistus explains how he assures that a certain man will not reveal his secret plan, he has an arch open, and in it the said man lies dead, a sword through his stomach, and the eyes open. Just when the aids are closing the arch cover down, the dead man blinks. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mel and His Movies (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Who Do They Call, H-e-r-c-u-l-e-s
4 December 2010 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Fury Of Hercules finds Brad Harris as the legendary muscle dude and son of Zeus trying to visit an old friend who was the local monarch. He was away way too long and his friend has died and his daughter is now the Queen. But she's got an evil counselor in Serge Gainsbourg who has her wrapped around his finger. He's got the population half enslaved building a wall around the city, the better to keep enemies out and he's got a few of them.

It takes a while for Hercules to figure out who the good guys and the bad guys are, but soon enough he joins up with the rebels. The Queen is miffed because she's got a thing for muscles, but Hercules can only see one of her handmaidens.

With few exceptions this is the basic plot of many peplum films, they vary only with the name of the strong man hero. Not even Serge Gainsbourg who does play an interesting villain with issues is enough to lift The Fury Of Hercules from eternal mediocrity.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Fury of Hercules (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?