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Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)

Ercole sfida Sansone (original title)
Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy | May 1965 (USA)
Two strongmen set out to hunt down a murderous sea monster. Their ship is wrecked and they end up in the Holy Land where Hercules is assumed to be Samson who is a wanted man. The two team up to survive.

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Sansone (as Richard Lloyd)
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Diletta D'Andrea ...
Enzo Cerusico ...
Fulvia Franco ...
Ithaca Queen
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Andrea Fantasia ...
Nando Angelini ...
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Marco Mariani ...
Jole Mauro
Pietro Tordi ...
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Mario De Simone ...
Daros
Aldo Pini
Ettore Zamperini
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Two strongmen set out to hunt down a murderous sea monster. Their ship is wrecked and they end up in the Holy Land where Hercules is assumed to be Samson who is a wanted man. The two team up to survive.

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Giant Spectacle of the World's Mightiest Men!

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Adventure | Fantasy

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 41693 delivered on 20-11-1963. See more »

Goofs

Obvious stunt double for Kirk Morris during the fight scene with the lion. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
First Tradesman: [arguing over a goat] And I bought it when I went to the fair in Sylos. And this thief took it from under my nose. He even refused to trade. Just grabbed it as if it were his.
Second Tradesman: Your Highness, I can prove that I am the owner. My father presented this goat to Mother.
First Tradesman: Stop lying to his majesty or I'll break this staff over your skull.
Second Tradesman: Will you just go ahead and try it?
First Tradesman: I will... just as soon as King Laertes upholds my claim.
Laertes - Ithaca King: Why wait? Break it now.
Second Tradesman: He threatened me!
First Tradesman: How can he claim his...
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Hercules meets Samson
24 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is another film directed by Pietro Francisci of Hercules and Hercules Unchained with Steve Reeves. This time Kirk Morris fills the role adequately but not quite like SR. It has the same style and some of the scenes are quite entertaining. Hercules and Samson battle with 1 ton blocks like they were rocks in the ruins. The palace in Gaza with the bolting doors is interesting. It is an Italian classic B movie, the type they used to show on a Saturday morning. There are some pretty scenes of ancient greek beautiful classical women waiting for their men to return on the beaches. Entertaining if you take it for what it is, another Italian muscleman fantasy. Not bad but not on video, look for it on the cable channels.


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