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Hercules and the Captive Women ()

Ercole alla conquista di Atlantide (original title)
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Strong yet sleepy Hercules discovers that the Queen of Atlantis is plotting to take over the world with superhuman warriors.

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Ercole / Hercules
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Queen Antinea of Atlantis
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Androclo - Re di Tebe
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Illo
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Ismene - Antinea's Daughter (as Laura Altan)
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Gabor
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Astor - il Gran Visir
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Timoteo - il nano
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Capo delle guardie
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Oraclo
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Deianira - Hercules' Wife
Miss Glamor
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King with Mother
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Zenith - prete di Urano
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Re di Sparta
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Re di Megalia
Leon Selznick ...
Narrator, U.S. Version (voice)
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Re di Megara
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Tiresia
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Man in Tavern Fight (uncredited)
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Man in Tavern Fight (uncredited)
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Man in Tavern Fight (uncredited)
Maurizio Coffarelli ...
Proteus - the Monster (uncredited)
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Man in Tavern Fight #2 (uncredited)
Osiride Pevarello ...
Tavern Brawler (uncredited)
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Man in tavern fight (uncredited)
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Man in Tavern (uncredited)
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Man in Tavern Fight (uncredited)

Directed by

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Vittorio Cottafavi

Written by

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Vittorio Cottafavi ... (screenplay) and
Sandro Continenza ... (screenplay) (as Alessandro Continenza) and
Duccio Tessari ... (screenplay)
 
Pierre Benoît ... (character)
 
Nicolò Ferrari ... () (as Archibald Zounds Jr.)
 
Nicolò Ferrari ... (story) (as Archibald Zounds Jr.)

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Hugo Grimaldi ... executive supervisor
Achille Piazzi ... producer

Music by

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Gino Marinuzzi Jr. ... (as Gino Marinuzzi)
Armando Trovajoli

Cinematography by

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Carlo Carlini

Film Editing by

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Maurizio Lucidi

Production Design by

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Franco Lolli

Costume Design by

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Vittorio Rossi

Production Management

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Danilo Marciani ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Giorgio Cristallini ... second unit director

Art Department

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Italo Tomassi ... manager of art department (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Umberto Picistrelli ... sound

Visual Effects by

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Mario Bava ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Aldo Canti ... stunt actor (uncredited)

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Haroun Tazieff ... photographer: volcano shots (as Haroun Terzieff)

Music Department

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Gino Marinuzzi Jr. ... conductor (as Gino Marinuzzi)
Gordon Zahler ... music supervisor: US version
Darrell Calker ... composer: stock music US version (uncredited)
Walter Greene ... composer: stock music US version (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter ... composer: stock music US version (uncredited)
Leith Stevens ... composer: stock music US version (uncredited)

Additional Crew

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Georges Aminel ... voice dubbing: Reg Park, French version
Louis Arbessier ... voice dubbing: Maurizio Coffarelli, French version
Lucien Bryonne ... voice dubbing: Mino Doro, French version
Gabriel Cattand ... voice dubbing: Mimmo Palmara, French version
Jany Clair ... voice dubbing: Laura Efrikian, French version
Jacques Deschamps ... voice dubbing: Ivo Garrani, French version
Ivo Garrani ... voice dubbing: Reg Park, Italian version
Michel Gatineau ... voice dubbing: Mario Petri, French version
Carlo Giuffrè ... voice dubbing: Gian Maria Volontè, Italian version
Hugo Grimaldi ... u.s. version producer/editor
Michel Gudin ... voice dubbing: Enrico Maria Salerno, French version
Claire Guibert ... voice dubbing: Fay Spain, French version
Renato Izzo ... voice dubbing: Luciano Marin, Italian version/voice dubbing: Enrico Maria Salerno, Italian version
Jean-Louis Jemma ... voice dubbing: Luciano Marin, French version
Ernesto Mellina ... voice dubbing: Salvatore Furnari, Italian version
Adriano Micantoni ... voice dubbing: Mario Petri, Italian version
Diego Michelotti ... voice dubbing: Mimmo Palmara, Italian version
Hubert Noël ... voice dubbing: Ettore Manni, French version
Mirella Pace ... voice dubbing: Laura Altan, Italian version
Sergio Rossi ... voice dubbing: Ettore Manni, Italian version
Serge Sauvion ... voice dubbing: Gabriele Tinti, French version
Antonella Steni ... voice dubbing: Luciana Angiolillo, Italian version
Maria Tamar ... voice dubbing: Luciana Angiolillo, French version
Haroun Tazieff ... volcano shots
Peter Vander Sloot ... choreographer
Paul Villé ... voice dubbing: Nando Tamberlani, French version
Jean Violette ... voice dubbing: Gian Maria Volontè, French version

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The ever intrepid world-trotting hunk of a man Herc (Hercules to those who are not his friends) saves a beautiful maiden from the hands of an evil creature. She takes him to her home, Atlantis. Herc kicks some butt and saves her from her mother who wants to kill her and from some scary looking blond guys but unfortunately the rest of the inhabitants are destroyed. Do not worry because Herc escapes along with his son, the maiden and an annoying midget. Written by Splinter

Plot Keywords
Taglines Half Woman! Half Stone! THE WEIRDEST! THE WILDEST! Half Woman! Half Stone! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Hercule à la conquête de l'Atlantide (France)
  • Hercules and the Captive Women (United States)
  • Hercules Conquers Atlantis (World-wide, English title)
  • Hercules Conquers Atlantis (United States)
  • Hercules Conquers Atlantis (United Kingdom)
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  • 101 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The soundtrack of the American release ("Hercules and the Captive Women") contains several short passages from the score of Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), in particular the easily recognizable three-note "Creature theme". See more »
Goofs Near the end of the film, Hercules swims away from the island to a boat, but when he climbs aboard he is completely dry. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Hercules the Avenger (1965). See more »
Quotes Zantas, Priest of Uranus: The blood of Uranus can never be destroyed!
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