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Director:
Writer:
Pietro Francisci (screenplay)
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Release Date:
May 1965 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Kirk Morris ... Ercole (Hercules)
Iloosh Khoshabe ... Sansone (Samson) (as Richard Lloyd)
Liana Orfei ... Delilah - Philistine Queen
Diletta D'Andrea ... Leria - Hercules' wife
Enzo Cerusico ... Ulysses
Fulvia Franco ... Ithaca Queen
Aldo Giuffrè ... Seren - Philistine King (as Aldo Giuffre)
Andrea Fantasia ... Laertes - Ithaca King
Nando Angelini ... Rower
Marco Mariani
Jole Mauro
Pietro Tordi ... Azer
Mario De Simone ... Daros
Aldo Pini
Ettore Zamperini
Ugo Sasso
Mario Wassilli
Fortunato Arena
Giovanni Di Benedetto (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
Willi Colombini (as Willy Colombini)
Cinzia Bruno
Fulvio Carrara

Loris Loddi ... Iro
Stefania Sabatini
Walter Grant
Rina Mascetti
Antonio Corevi
Halina Zalewska (as Alina Zalewska)
Wladimiro Tuicovich (as Vladimiro Tuikovich)
Cyrus Elias (as Ciro Elias)
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Franco Fantasia ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Pietro Francisci 
 
Writing credits
Pietro Francisci (screenplay)

Produced by
Joseph Fryd .... producer
 
Original Music by
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino  (as Francesco Lavagnino)
 
Cinematography by
Silvano Ippoliti (director of photography)
 
Art Direction by
Giorgio Giovannini 
 
Costume Design by
Gaia Romanini 
 
Makeup Department
Amalia Paoletti .... hair stylist
Euclide Santoli .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Antonio Bramonti .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Franco Di Giacomo .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Carlo Savina .... conductor
 
Other crew
Wilbert Bradley .... choreographer (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ercole sfida Sansone" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
USA:86 min (TCM print) | Italy:93 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Italian censorship visa # 41693 delivered on 20-11-1963.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: If you look closely at the boulders thrown down at the Philistine army by Hercules and Samson, you can see that they are all duplicate from the same two molds.See more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Hercules meets Samson, 24 March 2001
Author: heliopause from Baltimore, Maryland

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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