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The Avenger (1962)

La leggenda di Enea (original title)
Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

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(as Giorgio Rivalta)

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(epic poem: "Aeneis"), (adaptation) | 5 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
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Giacomo Rossi Stuart ...
Euryalus (as Giacomo Rossi-Stuart)
Carla Marlier ...
Lavinia, Latino's Daughter
Mario Ferrari ...
Latino - King of Latium
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Acate
Gianni Garko ...
Turno, King of the Rutuli
Liana Orfei ...
Camilla - Queen of the Volsci
Nerio Bernardi ...
Drance
Robert Bettoni ...
Pallante
Maurice Poli ...
Mezensio, Turno's Henchman
Lulla Selli ...
Amata - Latino's Wife
Pietro Capanna ...
Bisia
Benito Stefanelli ...
Nisius, Euryalus' Friend
Adriano Vitale ...
Dancer: Hunter
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Augusto Terzoni ...
Dancer: Deer (unconfirmed)
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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

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His mighty sword avenged a nation!

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The actor playing Niso, Benito Stefanelli, also did some of the stunts, trained the other actors in fencing and choreographed the sword-fights. See more »

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Early in the movie, an army is seen passing by a maize field; this plant, however, was cultivated in Europe only since 1525, having been brought to the continent by Christopher Columbus. See more »

Crazy Credits

Co-screenwriter Albert Band is the sole credited director on English language versions of the film. See more »

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Dumb Dumb Dumb
10 April 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Did Steve Reeves make any decent movies outside of the first two Hercules films?

This is a sequel to the Trojan Horse.

Trojans, fleeing from the remains of Troy end up in Italy and get mixed up with the Etruscans. The Trojans want a place to stay, but... The king is cool with it,the prince is not. A princess loves Reeves, but ends up involved with the prince... The prince sets up the Trojans and after 40 to 45 minutes of court intrigue a war breaks out, but its dull. Ultimately it comes down to Reeves and the prince fighting in silly helmets, which isn't revealing anything since its supposedly history and its in the trailer.

I paid for this on video tape for what reason?

Don't make my mistake, avoid this film.


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