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Hercules (1983)

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The story of the Greek mythological figure, updated in this 80's version.

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Brad Harris ...
Augias
Ingrid Anderson ...
William Berger ...
Rossana Podestà ...
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Bobby Rhodes ...
King Xenodama
Gianni Garko ...
Valcheus (as John Garko)
Yehuda Efroni ...
Dorcon
Delia Boccardo ...
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Franco Garofalo ...
The Thief (as Frank Garland)
Gabriella Giorgelli ...
Mother (as Gabriella George)
Raf Baldassarre ...
Sostratos (as Ralph Baldassar)
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The story of the Greek mythological figure, updated in this 80's version.

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The Legend Lives! See more »

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Adventure | Fantasy

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Release Date:

26 August 1983 (USA)  »

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Herkules  »

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(1984) | (DVD)

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Brad Harris, who plays Augias, previously played Hercules in the movie "The Fury of Hercules". It also marks the second time he worked with Lou Ferrigno as they worked together in an episode of " The Incredible Hulk" See more »

Quotes

Cassiopea: Kiss me, Hercules!
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Did anyone else notice the close-up dialog?
28 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, as well as Lou's Sinbad. One of my favorite features of the movie was the "dialog of the nod." If you watch most of the expository scenes you'll see the camera close-up is on the listener, not the speaker. So what you get visually is the reaction of the non-speaking actor. This seemed very consistent through the movie.

I figured this trick was use to make dubbing in any language possible without bothering to lip-sync. But once you notice, it get pretty hilarious.

The sound effects when Hercules throws the bear into space (it bounces around to the sound of a pinball machine) is another great cinematic moment; we watched this one scene half a dozen times, laughing our heads off.


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