MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,962 this week

Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  12 September 1965 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 119 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 7 critic

The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 29 titles
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 12 titles
created 10 Jun 2011
 
a list of 106 titles
created 10 Jun 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 22 Sep 2011
 
a list of 341 titles
created 07 Aug 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hercules and the Princess of Troy (TV Movie 1965)

Hercules and the Princess of Troy (TV Movie 1965) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hercules and the Princess of Troy.

User Polls

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This is Samson and the Mighty Challenge (1964) with the old dialogue removed and new comic dialogue inserted, along with some new footage.

Director: David Parker
Stars: David Argue, Michael Carman, Mary Coustas
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Brad Harris, Luisella Boni, Mara Berni
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Hercules must journey in Hades itself to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness.

Directors: Mario Bava, Franco Prosperi
Stars: Reg Park, Christopher Lee, Leonora Ruffo
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Twin brothers revolt against tyranny in pre-Roman Italy and then come to a parting of the ways as they lead their people toward the founding of a new city.

Director: Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, Virna Lisi
Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Muscleman Ohro travels to the sinful capital of Atlantis to rebuke its godlessness and hubris and becomes involved in the battle against its evil lord Yoh-tar and his hideous super-science ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Scarpelli
Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Roldano Lupi
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Hercules helps the Polish army against a massive Mongol horde.

Director: Domenico Paolella
Stars: Mark Forest, José Greci, Ken Clark
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Strongman Maciste must battle the one-eyed Cyclops monster that is ravaging the land of Sadok, while at the same time fending off the advances of the evil Queen Capys, who wants to do a little ravaging of her own.

Director: Antonio Leonviola
Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Chelo Alonso, Vira Silenti
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.

Director: Domenico Paolella
Stars: Peter Lupus, Helga Liné, Mario Petri
Adventure | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A retelling of the events leading to the use of the Trojan Horse, to bring down the great city of Troy.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni
Stars: Steve Reeves, Juliette Mayniel, John Drew Barrymore
Hero of Rome (1964)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In ancient Rome, the people finally oust their despised king, Tarquinius, and declare the city a republic. Tarquinius makes an alliance with the Etruscan king, Porsenna, to take back power ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Ferroni
Stars: Gordon Scott, Gabriella Pallotta, Massimo Serato
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Centuries ago in the Orient, the fiscal exactions on the people lead to a revolt against the usurper of the throne, and the empowerment of a new leader.

Director: Tanio Boccia
Stars: Gianna Maria Canale, Rik Battaglia, Irène Tunc
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Brave and noble Samson fights pirates as a soldier in the royal army. He wants to marry lovely fair maiden Rosita, but her haughty governor father disapproves. Meanwhile, the cunning and ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Capuano
Stars: Sergio Ciani, Rosalba Neri, Piero Lulli
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Paul Stevens ...
Diogenes
Mart Hulswit ...
Diana Hyland ...
Princess Diana
Steve Garrett ...
Petra
...
Pirate Captain
George Ardisson ...
Leander (as Giorgio Ardisson)
Roger Browne ...
Ortag
Jacques Stany ...
Argus (as Jacques Stanislawski)
Mario Novelli ...
Botus
Dan Christian ...
Boatswain
...
Narrator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Superstrong hero Hercules, aided by young Ulysses and scientific wit Diogenes, journeys to Troy, where the city's virgins are being sacrificed to a horrible sea monster. When Princess Diana, heir to the Trojan throne currently being held by her evil uncle Petra, is selected to become the sea monster's next victim, Hercules must battle the monster - and Petra's warriors - in order to save her. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

monster | sea | sea monster | hercules | battle | See more »


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 September 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hercules vs. the Sea Monster  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the pilot for a TV series titled "Hercules", that never materialized. The series would have Hercules (Gordon Scott) as Hercules, master of the ship Olympia, along with the philosopher Diogenes (Paul Stevens), returning the young Ulysses (Mart Hulswit) to Thebes. Each episode would have the ship stopping at various locations where they would face challenges and adventures. The producers were planning to recruit U.S. actors familiar to American TV viewers, especially actors who were already in Europe working on other projects. This was the last appearance in a peplum, as he moved on to its replacement genre, the spaghetti western. See more »

Connections

Featured in Planet X: Episode #2.6 (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hercules Defeats The Sea Monster Of Troy
19 December 2010 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This unsold TV pilot for a Hercules series starred Gordon Scott as the legendary muscular hero of Greek mythology. Hercules used a ship as his mode of transportation and had as sidekicks Ulysses and Diogenes before either of them did the deeds made them legends in their own right.

This movie has Hercules in Troy and when you consider he's there with young Ulysses that is quite ironical. Young Princess Diana (another irony) will in two months ascend the throne and her uncle the regent will cede power. But uncle Petra isn't about to do that.

Troy is plagued with a sea monster and believe me the special effects aren't Ray Harryhausen quality. They've got to sacrifice people occasionally because when they've tried to defeat the monster, the Trojans have come up way short. But that's before Hercules took on the job.

This one was played very straight in true peplum fashion. I'm sure Scott would have made a superb TV Hercules if he was given the chance. That would have to wait for another thirty years or so when Kevin Sorbo played the part in a series that had a nice satirical edge to it occasionally.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?