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Samson and the Mighty Challenge (1964)
"Ercole, Sansone, Maciste e Ursus gli invincibili" (original title)

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Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergio Ciani ...
Hercules (as Alan Steel)
Howard Ross ...
Nadir Moretti ...
Samson (as Nadir Baltimore)
Yann Larvor ...
Ursus (as Yann L'Arvor)
Luciano Marin ...
Inor
Hélène Chanel
Lia Zoppelli ...
Nemea
Moira Orfei ...
Arnaldo Fabrizio ...
Goliath il nano
Livio Lorenzon
Nino Dal Fabbro
Elisa Montés ...
Omphale
María Luisa Ponte ...
Mujer de Ursus
Conrado San Martín ...
Marinero
Valentino Macchi
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Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.

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12 November 1964 (Italy)  »

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ESP 20,424,603 (Spain)
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Battle royal!
2 November 2013 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This is a post-script to the sword and sandal era with the characters ( the strong hero, the evil but beautiful queen, the gods) rendered in a brilliant farcical way. a brief summary: all the supermen collide, fight each others for futile reason and become friends ..then fight each other again because punching each other is fun. In order of appearance : Hercules: the cocky and might son of Zeus who is lusted by the queen ( but he want to married the daughter.) and challenged Samson for proving he is the strongest ever. Samson, the favorite of Jehwa and the strongest man in the world ( being Hercules not a man but a demigod)..his wife cuts of his hair so the poor Samson lost his powers and go bullied by both Hercules and.. Ursus the gladiator: a giant of man, a violent bully with an enormous strength, upon him slight prevails Maciste: the second strongest man in the world..an hero that lives only for defends the people from the force of evil. The movie is a comedy and a well done one. The acting is good ( the supermen characters are bit silly, all of them and the actors portrait they macho attitude very well)the direction and the script works. I wonder why the hell it gets a so low review.


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