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Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)

Ulisse contro Ercole (original title)
Ulysses offends the gods by blinding the Cyclops, so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.

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Mario Caiano

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Mario Caiano (screenplay), Mario Caiano (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Georges Marchal ... Ulisse
Mike Lane ... Ercole (as Michael Lane)
Alessandra Panaro ... Elena
Dominique Boschero ... Queen of the Bird People
Gabriele Tinti ... Mercurio
Raffaella Carrà ... Leuconia
Eleonora Bianchi Eleonora Bianchi ... Prisoner of Lagos
Raf Baldassarre ... Prince Adrasto
Nando Angelini Nando Angelini ... Messenger
Tino Bianchi Tino Bianchi ... King Ircano
Gianni Santuccio Gianni Santuccio ... King Lagos
Yvette Lebon ... Giunone
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Ulysses offends the gods by blinding the Cyclops, so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.

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In the English dubbed version of the film, Herakles is said to be the son of Hercules. In Greco-Roman mythology, Herakles was actually the Greek name for Hercules. See more »

Quotes

Ercole: These accursed ropes. They seem to be bewitched. The more I struggle, the tighter they get.
Ulisse: Then you had better stop struggling.
Ercole: Stop struggling? Have you gone mad? I am not going to let myself be eaten by a sacred vulture.
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It's Okay
21 January 2017 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

Well there are a few well done scenes I will grant you, the story is a bit entertaining, acting is fine, costumes standard - overall an okay film. Not my favorite Hercules film but a little entertaining.

Ulysses/Ulisse has angered the gods, mainly Zeus/Jupiter, by binding the Cyclops. Hercules / Ercole is sent out to find Ulysses and bring him back for justice. Birdmen capture Herc and give him a time, he gets free and continues his search. King Lagos enters the picture and allies Ulysses, although they were once enemies. Herc comes to the rescue and saves Ulysses and it ends with a prayer to Jupiter/Zeus.

Not the best peplum of the 1960s I've seen, but not the worst.

3/10


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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 February 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules See more »

Filming Locations:

Canary Islands, Spain

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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