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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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Cast

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
Dander Bitenc ...
Dorak, Father of Aydar
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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 »

Quotes

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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A Hot Reg lewis Makes this worthwhile!
26 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Forget the papier mache monsters and the terrible costumes of the cast. Feast your eyes on Mae West's favorite muscle hunk--Reg Lewis--in his only foray into the explosion of muscle men movies made in Italy during the early 60s. Lewis had a glorious, muscled body that was full and sensuous. Beautifully portioned, there was nothing lean or overly chiseled on this Adonis. With his hair bleached blonde, this enhanced his sexy personae and his mouth was both cynical and humorous. I loved the brief, hip-baring loincloth he wore since nearly all the musclemen from that area kept their loin clothes securely wrapped around their waists. Lewis exuded a raw masculinity, especially when he's with his heroine, who wastes no time climbing into those brawney arms for a deep kiss. No wonder Mae West was nuts about him. My only complaint is there's not enough of Lewis since so much of the film is devoted between the battles of two warring tribes, neither of whom boasts any hot looking hunks. In fact, I think they were chosen for their flat chested looks so that Lewis would appear heroic in comparison and that he does in spades. Perhaps Lewis was dismayed by the very low budget of this movie and the rubber hydra they devised for his mighty battle underwater. We can only wish Italian producers had found something worthy to showcase his sexy torso like they did with Steve Reeves in "Giant of Marathon" in which he appears nearly naked in most of this vastly entertaining swords and sandals epic.


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