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

 |  Adventure  |  1963 (USA)
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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.

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Complete credited cast:
Brad Harris ...
Luisella Boni ...
Daria (as Brigitte Corey)
Mara Berni ...
Cnidia
Elke Arendt
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Eridione
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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
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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.

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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 »

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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.


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