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Colossus of the Stone Age (1962)
"Maciste contro i mostri" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Reg Lewis ...
Maciste / Maxus / Germanicus
Margaret Lee ...
Moah
Luciano Marin ...
Aydar of the Sun People
Andrea Aureli ...
Rhia
Birgit Bergen ...
Agmir - Nude Blonde
Nello Pazzafini ...
Chief of the Cave People
Maria Kent ...
Agmin - Nab's Girlfriend
Fulvia Gasser ...
Girl of the Sun People
Rocco Spataro ...
Dorak
Mimmo Maggio ...
Man of the Sun People
Nando Angelini ...
Man of the Cave People
Nino Milano ...
Man of the Sun People
Ivan Pengow ...
Agur
Tanja Snidersic ...
Girl of the Sun People
Demeter Bitenc ...
Dorak, Father of Aydar (as Dander Bitenc)
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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 frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules  »

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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 »

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Moah: Are you looking for something?
Maciste - U.S. version: Maxus: Yes, I'm looking for trouble.
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Two Tribes Go to War
20 June 2008 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

"A hydra is threatening the countryside and the people are terrified for their lives. The people's only hope of survival rests with Maxus, a powerful man who has the strength of many men. Before Maxus can battle the multi-headed monster, he must face other challenges in order to prove himself worthy and to prepare for the fateful battle," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

Actually, the story mainly involves a struggle between two pre-historic tribes: the "Good" or "Sun" worshipers, and the "Bad" or "Moon" worshipers. The "Sun" tribe of Nomads has decided to settle and live in peace; but, they pick land claimed by nearby "Moon" worshiping Cavemen. Bodybuilder Reg Lewis (as Maciste, or Maxus in English) does not belong to any tribe; however, he bonds with "Sun" leader Luciano Marin (as Idar), after saving him (and his woman) from a sea monster. The plot thickens when Mr. Lewis and "Moon" tribe woman Margaret Lee (as Moah) fall in love.

In English, misleadingly reproduced as "Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules". The English dubbing is dreadful; in a couple of scenes, two completely different voices dub Lewis. The bleached-blond muscleman throws cavemen around, and poses. Mr. Marin essays his part better than others; but, considering the shoddiness of the production, it's a wasted effort. The best part of the movie is the added-on TV theme song, "The (Mighty) Sons of Hercules".

*** Maciste contro i mostri (4/25/62) Guido Malatesta ~ Reg Lewis, Margaret Lee, Luciano Marin


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