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

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Dorak: 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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Personally, I rooted for the fire monsters
18 October 2005 | by (Chula Vista, Calif) – See all my reviews

Can't get the theme song out of my mind! The monster in the lake was pretty good, probably took up most of the budget, and if it had been featured more, say wreaking havoc among the two ice age tribes and having an apocalyptic fight with the toothy hero amid exploding volcanoes, hurtling moons and collapsing ice cliffs, it would have been a decent club-and-sandal flick. But it got killed after just a few minutes, spear thrown through the eye from almost the next county...ouch! The other monsters would have seemed more lame had it not been for the human actors...made even paper mache look good.

But it's set in the Ice Age, which makes it pretty unique for these types of movies, so a little more interesting than it would have been otherwise. It would make a nice Friday night double feature with "Goliath and the Dragon" if you had some pizza and beer.


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