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Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)

Perseo l'invincibile (original title)
A warrior does battle against the evil Medusa, her army of stone warriors and a monstrous dragon.

Director:

Alberto De Martino

Writers:

Mario Guerra (story), Luciano Martino (story) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Harrison ... Perseo
Anna Ranalli Anna Ranalli ... Andromeda
Arturo Dominici ... Acrisio
Leo Anchóriz ... Galenore
Antonio Molino Rojo ... Tarpete (as Molino Rojo)
Roberto Camardiel ... Cefeo
Ángel Jordán Ángel Jordán ... Alceo (as Armand Jordan)
Fernando Liger Fernando Liger ... (as Fernando Lijer)
Bruno Scipioni Bruno Scipioni
Elisa Cegani Elisa Cegani ... Danae
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To avenge his father's death, and free the peaceful people of Seriphos from Galenore, the evil son of the king of the neighbouring city of Argus, Perseus, the mighty warrior, must first defeat a dragon and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has turned all of Seriphos's best warriors into stone. bcarruthers-76500

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This movie is better known as Medusa Against The Son of Hercules. See more »

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Serifos, Andromeda's hometown in the movie, is said to be the capital city of a landlocked state in the vicinity of Argos. Actually, it is a town and an island in the Aegean Sea. See more »

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This is why I love Hercules films
7 February 2004 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

Really strange rubber monsters attacking badly dubbed actors, what more could you want? Billed in English as on of the "Sons of Hercules" films this is really the story or Perseus and his run in with the hydra. The legend was the basis for Clash of the Titans and was some of the last work by Ray Harryhausen. Given the choice between watching that all star yawner and this film I'll take this one every time. No, its not great, but its straight forward and honest in trying to do nothing more than entertain. Knowing that any film with Hercules in the title is nothing more than mental popcorn helps get through the rough spot, which this film has mostly avoided.


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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

7 February 1963 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Medusa vs. the Son of Hercules See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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