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Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon (1964)

Ercole contro i tiranni di Babilonia (original title)
Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.

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Hercules (as Rock Stevens)
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Tanit / Taneal - Sister of Assur
Mario Petri ...
Phaleg / Malik - King of Assyria
Livio Lorenzon ...
Salmanassar, Brother of Assur
Anna Maria Polani ...
Esperia, Queen of the Hellenes
Tullio Altamura ...
Franco Balducci ...
Mobsab / Behar - Tanit's Escort
Diego Pozzetto ...
Bomar - Babylonian Commander
Mirko Valentin ...
Behar / Glaucone, Assyrian Commander
Diego Michelotti ...
Christophisis - Hellenes' Messenger
Rosy De Leo ...
Gita, Tanit's Lady-in-waiting
Eugenio Bottari ...
Assur's Escort (as Eugenio Bottai)
Andrea Scotti ...
Young Shepherd
Adriano Vitale
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Sal Borgese ...
Wrestler with Club #2 (as Salvatore Borgese)
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Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.

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Peter Lupus (a.k.a. Rock Stevens) shaved his chest for this movie in order to achieve the expected "Hercules" look. See more »

Quotes

Salman Osar: Employing an army to destroy one man? I've never heard anything so foolish.
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I Thought That Guy Looked Familiar
18 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So it was Peter Lupus from Mission Impossible. There is nothing much to recommend this film. It has a silly plot with Hercules attempting to rescue a Babylonian queen who has been enslaved with many others. There is an evil queen. There is a potential suitor for the queen who brings all kinds of gifts and money to the triumvirate which is in control. There is a ridiculous wheel which, when turned, will destroy an entire city. Only one guy can turn it (hint hint). There are some good actions scenes and the print isn't too bad. One thing that was concerting for me were the sound effects. When someone was hit with a club, it made the sound of one of those plastic whiffle ball bats. I'm sure they were made out of plastic, but couldn't they have disguised the sounds a bit better. I have to admit I fast forwarded through the riding and walking scenes which cut out about 15 minutes of the movie.


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