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Hercules in New York (1970) Poster

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To help Arnold get the role, his agent said he had years of "stage" experience, implying theater, but Schwarzenegger had only appeared on bodybuilding stages.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice is dubbed throughout the film. It has later been released on DVD with Arnold's voice.
Film debut for Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Playing the film's title character, Schwarzenegger, because of his long last name and to play off the name of fellow cast member comedian Arnold Stang, is credited as "Arnold Strong 'Mr. Universe'".
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Schwarzenegger took the role at the urging of his friend Reg Park, who had previously played Hercules in three films (Hercules and the Captive Women (1961), Hercules in the Haunted World (1961) & Hercules the Avenger (1965)).
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Arnold Schwarzenegger has said that he thoroughly regrets appearing in this film.
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When Hercules and Pretzie are riding the carriage, a movie theater is visible which is showing the film Easy Rider (1969).
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The Region 2 Danish DVD from On Air Video includes both Arnold's original vocal track and the re dubbed track.
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The Region 1 North American DVD from Trimark Home Video includes both Arnold's original vocal track and the re dubbed track.
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The 2015 German Blu-ray and DVD combo release from NSM Records is available in three different cover versions.
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In the weightlifting contest between Hercules and Monstro we see the both of them hefting 750 lbs., and then Monstro gets 1000--in actuality the real-life world record for the clean and jerk is 581 lbs. (as of 2015).
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