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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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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 ...
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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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Surprisingly good Hercules movie -- and Serge Gainsbourg to boot!
22 April 2007 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

FURY OF HERCULES is a damn good Hercules film -- in fact, it's a very solid and satisfying period action film by any standards, and you have to see at least 8 - 10 Hercules movies to know the difference. The plot revolves around Hercules (Brad Harris) visiting the daughter of an old friend and forced to choose between sides in a guerrilla rebellion. Most Hercules films -- God bless 'em! -- rely on standard plot devices and stock characters to move things forward. That's true here -- but to a point. Director Gianfranco Paolini actually pays attention to detail, and includes the kind of almost-throwaway moments that distinguish a wonderful Budd Boetticher film like BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE. Again, watch closely and you'll see. The other big plus here is that the story moves forward like a runaway freight train -- a lot of Hercules films are great to look at (HERCULES VS. THE CAPTIVE WOMEN is beautiful but surprisingly stiff), but this has the propulsive movement of a good Hollywood action film. Again, it's the difference between something like Hawks's LAND OF THE PHAROAHS (great) and THE Egyptian (pretty but boring.) Brad Harris is a decent Herc -- but for my money, the best is (believe it or not) Mickey Hargitay in HERCULES VS. THE HYDRA. Wish there was a better version than the old Goodtimes VHS but it's okay. Oh, and there's legendary French crooner Serge Gainbourg - almost forgot!


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