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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 ...
Luciano Marin ...
Aydar of the Sun People
Andrea Aureli ...
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 ...
Mimmo Maggio ...
Man of the Sun People
Nando Angelini ...
Man of the Cave People
Nino Milano ...
Man of the Sun People
Ivan Pengow ...
Tanja Snidersic ...
Girl of the Sun People
Demeter Bitenc ...
Dorak, Father of Aydar (as Dander Bitenc)


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

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Release Date:

25 April 1962 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules  »

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Italian censorship visa #37356 issued April 17, 1962. See more »


Idar son of Dorak: Please stay with us.
Maciste - U.S. version: Maxus: I thank you, but I must go. I am needed somewhere else. I don't know where or how. It is my destiny.
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Vegging Out on a Rainy Afternoon With Maciste & a Rum and Coke
9 July 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

...what could be better? Following the international success of Hercules in the late 50s hundreds of sword and sandal pics were churned out until the market was glutted and the genre nearly became extinct. The Son of Hercules series was originally a TV show that was cobbled together into a half dozen film and distributed by Avco Embassy with a catchy unifying theme song. It went as follows: "The Mighty Sons of Hercules Once Thundered through the years. These men of steel could never feel the curse of a coward's fears." It's really quite funny and once it gets in your head it STAYS in your head. You will be able to recite it FOREVER. Maciste must save a tribe of sun worshippers from the sinister moon worshippers and a tribe of cannibals to restore order to their dangerous ice age world. His battle with a three headed Hydra is a high point in this wonderfully cheesy adventure starring Reg Lewis.

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