One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ...
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One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of his ruthless uncle, Pelias. After narrowly escaping death, Jason flees his home and returns twenty years later to reclaim the throne. Upon learning of his return, Pelias sentences him to death. To save his life, Jason promises to deliver the most coveted gift of the gods to his uncle - the Golden Fleece. Joined by the Argonauts, a stout-hearted crew of sailors, he embarks on a perilous voyage to capture the Fleece and fulfill his destiny. Written by
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The title in Brazil was A Vingança do Gladiador, which can be translated by "the Vengeance of the gladiator", much probably by the sucess of Russel Crowe Gladiator at time, despite the fact that there's not one in the movie. See more »
One might have thought that a remake of Jason and the Argonauts with the advantage of modern special effects would be at least as good as the original. Wrong! It's not the quality of the effects but the way they're used. The fight with the skeletons in particular was disappointing. Anyone who had seen the original must have been saying "Was that it?" when it finished. Of course, if the original had never been made, I would have to say that this is an enjoyable film, quite faithful to the original story and worth the watching. But it was made! Skip this and watch the original.
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