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Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers. He saves the leader of the Sun tribe from a sea monster, then later on when the Moon tribe attacks and kidnaps the Sun tribe's women, they call upon Maxxus for help. Written by
The film was originally released in the UK in 1964 under the title "Colossus Of The Stone Age" and re-released 11 years later in 1975 as "Land Of The Monsters". See more »
Rhia will obey you humbly. She will skin the animals which you have killed and she will prepare for you their hides. And should she not obey you, then you have the right to put her to death.
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This particular peplum is a prehistoric item as Maciste goes back to the caveman era and helps out one tribe which has been dislocated by the Ice Age to settle on some new lands. It seems as though the other tribe that was there before isn't happy about these late arrivals hunting in their forests and want them removed.
Bodybuilder Reg Lewis of Mae West's review plays the legendary Maciste here. He's got to deal with all kinds of prehistoric beasts including a multi-headed hydra. One thing I swear I can't understand is how Maciste avoids pneumonia when he insists on going in his usual loincloth while everyone else is bundled up in animal skins. But his body is what the movie-going public is paying to see.
Nothing here you haven't seen in One Million BC and a few hundred other successors.
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