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Ulisse contro Ercole (1962)

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

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Ercole (as Michael Lane)
Alessandra Panaro ...
Elena
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Queen of the Bird People
Gabriele Tinti ...
Mercurio
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Leuconia
Eleonora Bianchi ...
Prisoner of Lagos
Raf Baldassarre ...
Prince Adrasto
Nando Angelini ...
Messenger
Tino Bianchi ...
King Ircano
Gianni Santuccio ...
King Lagos
Yvette Lebon ...
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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)  »

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Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules  »

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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 »

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Lagos: [to Ulisse] Your sufferings will be horrible. You shall die a hideous death, Greek.
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A good start that wanders off.
12 February 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Jupiter sends Heracles (yes thats right, its not Hercules) to get Ulysses and bring him to the cyclops for his little blinding trick. Its an odd film as what should be the adventures or two heroes are enemies for most of it. Somewhere along the lines they get captured by bird people and find their lady loves. The first 45 minutes constitute a pretty good, if cheaply made, adventure film. Unfortunately the second half spirals and then plummets into Mystery Science Theater 3000 territory as all sense is lost and technical errors, for example rock walls that ripple like cloth or hands appearing in empty holes, begin to over take any hope that the makers knew what they were doing. If you like off beat adventure films try the first half of this...I can't promise anything about the second.


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