A young boy, Conan, becomes a slave after his parents are killed and tribe destroyed by a savage warlord and sorcerer, Thulsa Doom. When he grows up he becomes a fearless, invincible fighter. Set free, he plots revenge against Thulsa Doom.
James Earl Jones,
Max von Sydow
After many centuries, Hercules gets bored living in Olympus (the home of the great Greek gods) and decides to move to... New York. But obviously, it is not easy for a man who lived in ancient Greece to get used to modern life. So, things get a little tricky, especially when Zeus sends a few gods to bring his semi-god son back to mount Olympus.Written by
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In the weightlifting contest between Hercules and Monstro, both of them lift 750 lbs., then Monstro gets 1000. As of 2015, the real-life record for the clean and jerk is 581 lbs. See more »
Mercury, the character in the film, is actually the Roman messenger of the gods and son of Jupiter. His Greek counterpart is Hermes. See more »
[noticing a poster for a "Hercules" stage show]
Oh look, you're famous.
That is not Hercules! And who is that monster who looks as if he has come straight from the kingdom of the underworld?
Oh no, this is a motion picture, a play! Really, you mustn't take yourself so seriously.
He doesn't even look like me! Look...
[takes his sweater off]
What... what are you doing?
[noticing his impressive muscles]
Does he? Hahahah. Does he?
I... I... I... I really wish you'd put your shirt back on. He...
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In the 1982 re-release, simply titled HERCULES (or HERCULES THE MOVIE), after the original opening narration, a new title card is spliced in. First, there is a few seconds of "laser" light-show effects. Then, an illustration of a flexing Arnold Schwarzenegger standing between two tall pedestals, with aura emanating from his hands. Above the image, "Arnold Schwarzenegger" in towering space-age font appears with a blue laser effect, and in the same font/effect, appears "Hercules." Then, at the bottom, in simple white font, appears "(C) MCMLXXXIII Filmpartners, Inc." "Starring Arnold Stang" and finally, "A Filmpartners Release". This is then followed by the first smoke-covered scene of Mount Olympus, where we hear Hercules asking "Why can't I go?" (where we left off). This new version's opening title can also be seen in the theatrical teaser/trailer (seen on Trimark's DVD version), which are apparently the only trailers in existence. And during the original opening credits, all titles from "RAF Industries, Inc. Presents" to "Starring Arnold Stang and Arnold Strong 'Mr. Universe'" were noticeably snipped. See more »
Wow, this movie has to be seen to be believed! I can't believe that Arnold "Pretzie" Stang was overlooked AGAIN by the Academy! A finer piece of work I have not seen! Except perhaps by that guy in the bear suit. Now that was some great acting as well.
Of course, this is all from the perspective of being drunk, which is what you would have to be to like this movie! :P
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