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Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
"Ulisse contro Ercole" (original title)

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Ulysses offends the gods by blinding the Cyclops, so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Georges Marchal ...
Mike Lane ...
Ercole (as Michael Lane)
Alessandra Panaro ...
Elena
Dominique Boschero ...
Regina
Gabriele Tinti ...
Mercuro
Raffaella Carrà
Eleonora Bianchi
Raf Baldassarre ...
Prince Adraste
Nando Angelini
Tino Bianchi
Gianni Santuccio ...
Lagos
Yvette Lebon ...
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Raffaele Pisu
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Ulysses offends the gods by blinding the Cyclops, so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.

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3 February 1962 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules  »

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2.35 : 1
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In the English dubbed version of the film, Herakles is said to be the son of Hercules. In Greco-Roman mythology, Herakles was actually the Greek name for Hercules. See more »

Quotes

Ercole: These accursed ropes. They seem to be bewitched. The more I struggle, the tighter they get.
Ulisse: Then you had better stop struggling.
Ercole: Stop struggling? Have you gone mad? I am not going to let myself be eaten by a sacred vulture.
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Sword and sandal buddy movie!
17 April 2009 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I only needed to hear the "Mighty Sons of Hercules"-song in the beginning to get in a good mood from this film. A really pulpy and entertaining peplum with some fantastic ingredients, my favorites being the vulture-people and their bigbreasted queen (who of course falls in love with both Hercules and Ulisses). The non-plot is basically that Hercules is on a mission from the gods to find and capture Ulisses for blinding the Cyklops. Ulisses outsmarts Hercules and manages to escape, encounters some fantastic creatures or evil queens, is captured again, outsmarts Hercules, escapes, encounters creatures etc. in absurdum. Of course the two heroes finally becomes the best of friends and joins forces to defeat the evil king Lagos (wonderfully played by Gianni Santuccio), a sweaty, sickly and rambling madmen who likes to torture women and uses his army of neanderthal men to pillage the nearby villages in quest for total power. Great silly fun.


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