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

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Cast

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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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Taglines:

The strongest man on Earth See more »

Genres:

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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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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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

King Minos: Could I just see it grow a little bit? It would mean a great deal to me.
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Referenced in I Love You, Man (2009) See more »

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Only for devoted Barabarian movie fans...
14 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sword and Sorcery, D and D, whatever you want to call it, it was a genre unto itself back in the day. And this, this is one of the defining movies of that genre, like it or not. I, myself, am a huge sword and sorcery movie, comic, and TV show fan. I own many things relating to Conan and started a 'barbarian brothers' website when there was no info on them to be found on the internet. So, naturally, the fact that this movie is cheesy, campy, and just plain over the top appeals to me. And, as an amateur bodybuilder and longtime fan of 'classic' bodybuilding- of which Lou is an integral part, I enjoy this movie as one of Lou's best. Every other comment has given the basic plot, told about the special effects and so forth. But, I just want to say, If you are into this particular genre, this movie is a must have. The coloring, scenery, effect, sounds and especially the magnificent muscles of Mr. Ferrigno make it very enjoyable. It's not so much like sipping champagne and dining on caviar as it is like having beef jerky and pop. But, hey, sometimes you just crave some calorie rich fun food! It is now available on a double-sided DVD with Hercules 2- which, yes, is even more over the top.


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