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The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)

Le avventure dell'incredibile Ercole (original title)
Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.

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Milly Carlucci ...
Urania
Sonia Viviani ...
Glaucia
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Athena (as Carlotta Green)
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Ferdinando Poggi ...
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Maria Rosaria Omaggio ...
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Laura Lenzi ...
Flora
Margit Evelyn Newton ...
Aphrodite (as Margi Newton)
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Raf Baldassarre ...
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Eva Robins ...
Dedalos (as Eva Robbins)
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Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.

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The Man With Supernatural Strength Returns to Battle the Forces of Evil! See more »

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According to an interview with director Luigi Cozzi, the movie wasn't planned as a sequel for Hercules (1983). He was asked by the producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus to film scenes for I sette magnifici gladiatori (1983) to save it. After they saw, what he filmed they asked him to write a story around the scenes and make a few more with Lou Ferrigno, not telling him that he was involved in a sequel for Hercules (1983). See more »

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When Herc and Urania see the shield on the beach, it is only partially covered with sand and easily visible as they approach it. In the next scene Urania is bending down to uncover it and it is completely covered and not visible until she removes the sand and lifts it. See more »

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Hercules returns to the space disco
26 July 2008 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Great deeds make us immortal." - "We can't all be so fortunate." Indeed, so this didn't help anyone's career, I presume. Assisted by two young ladies (Milly Carlucci, Sonia Viviani), Hercules looks for the lost 7 thunderbolts of Zeus. One for example is hidden inside an electric fire monster he must hit on the head to cause a short circuit. Hercules flies around in space a lot (this is after all a movie by the director of "Star Crash") and beats monsters painted by a five year old: Rotoscoping at its worst. The only thing I missed in the 80s video game look was a "Game over" text insert. The gods are beamed to Earth in a flash of green light with a squeaking electronic noise. Glowing shapes that reminded me of advertising for washing powder (cleaning ghosts or something like that) attack Hercules, men in rotten rubber costumes do the same - the adversaries look a lot cheaper than those in the first movie which was already abysmal. This sequel is less fun because it is less ambitious. The huge pathos of the first movie, trying to be monumental, is what made it so funny. Here, it's just a quick rehash, much less entertaining.


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