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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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25 April 1962 (Italy)  »

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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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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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At least the theme song is catchy.
27 September 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

But that still doesn't make up for the rest of the film. The American TV title is "Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules" but there aren't very many monsters in the film. Oh sure, there's a couple throughout, but it's more about 2 warring tribes than anything else. Perhaps there were more monsters in the Italian release, or if they were only really a sub-plot to the main action. You'll like the theme song if nothing else.


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