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Release Date:
25 February 1970 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Arnold Stang ... Pretzie

Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Hercules (as Arnold Strong 'Mr. Universe')
Deborah Loomis ... Helen Camden

James Karen ... Professor Camden
Ernest Graves ... Zeus
Tanny McDonald ... Juno
Harold Burstein ... Rod Nelson (as Howard Burstein)
Merwin Goldsmith ... Maxie
George Bartenieff ... Nitro

Taina Elg ... Nemesis
Michael Lipton ... Pluto
Jan Adams
William Bass
Rudy Bond ... Ship Captain
Lane Carroll
Tony Carroll ... Monstro (as Tony 'Mr. World' Carroll)

Oliver Clark
Erica Fitz ... Venus
Erin Fleming
Frank Gio
Diane Goble ... Diana (as Diana Goble)
Dan Hamilton ... Mercury

Richard Herd ... Television Presenter
Audrie Magee
Michael Miller
Ronnie Richards
Tony Roland

Alex Stevens
Viola Swayne
Mark Tendler ... Samson
Dennis Tinerino ... Atlas

Alicia Vetcher
Iris Whitney
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Parnell Hall ... Man with Chariot (uncredited)
Abe Holiday ... Scared Man on Harbor (uncredited)
Sam Stewart ... Bear (uncredited)

Directed by
Arthur Allan Seidelman  (as Arthur A. Seidelman)
Writing credits
Aubrey Wisberg (written by)

Produced by
Lewis G. Chapin Jr. .... executive producer
Willard W. Goodman .... associate producer
Murray M. Kaplan .... executive producer
Aubrey Wisberg .... producer
Original Music by
John Balamos 
Cinematography by
Leo Lebowitz (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Donald P. Finamore  (as Donald Finamore)
Art Direction by
Perry Watkins 
Costume Design by
Charles D. Tomlinson 
Makeup Department
Reginald Tackley .... makeup artist (as Reg Tackley)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
François Moullin .... second assistant director (as Francois Moulin)
John E. Quill .... assistant director (as John Quill)
Art Department
Steve Mass .... second prop
Sol Stern .... property master
Sound Department
C. Robert Fine .... sound mixer (as Bob Fine)
Simon Nuchtern .... sound editor
Al Ray .... boomman
Abe Seidman .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Carroll .... grip
Morton Gorowitz .... gaffer
Martin Harris .... stillman
Charles Kolb .... head grip
Larry Orlick .... first assistant camera
Leon Perer .... camera operator
Rudolph Zetterberg .... best boy
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yvonne T. Stoney .... wardrobe (as Yvonne Stoney)
Editorial Department
Raymond Greenberg .... assistant to editor
Location Management
Merve Dayan .... unit location manager
Parnell Hall .... unit location manager
Music Department
John Balamos .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
William Curry .... transportation captain
Other crew
Frank Hillsberg .... title designer
Judy Rosenthal .... script supervisor

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75 min | USA:91 min (original version) | UK:91 min
Color (Eastman Color)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-3 | Germany:6 (re-rating) (2003) | Iceland:L | Ireland:G | Italy:T | Netherlands:6 | Norway:15 | Sweden:11 | UK:PG | UK:U (re-rating) (2010) | USA:G | West Germany:18 (original rating)
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Did You Know?

Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice is dubbed throughout the film. It has later been released on DVD with Arnold's voice.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Helen and Hercules tour the New York streets, passers by stare at the camera and actors.See more »
Hercules:[Grabs forklift truck, stopping it dead] A fine chariot... but where are your horses?See more »


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81 out of 95 people found the following review useful.
Arnold's First, 15 August 2003
Author: superman002100 from Georgia

I don't know if it wasn't meant to be but this movie is hilarious. How can you downgrade a movie that offers Arnold in his true form, no facial expressions, an accent that can hardly be understood, and muscles on top of muscles. If you have seen the DVD version you can watch the movie with his voice, which makes all the difference in the world, if you're an Arnold fan that is. My personal favorite is, "I do nots care abouts ze zundaboats." I don't think that line can ever be topped. And who can not laugh at the New York traffic sounds on Mt. Olympus. This movie may be the most underbudget, worst film of all time, but it's Arnold and it's great for a laugh. If stupid things make you laugh then this movie is a must.

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