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The Adventures of Hercules (1985)

Le avventure dell'incredibile Ercole (original title)
Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.

Director:

Luigi Cozzi (as Lewis Coates)

Writer:

Luigi Cozzi (as Lewis Coates)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lou Ferrigno ... Hercules
Milly Carlucci ... Urania
Sonia Viviani Sonia Viviani ... Glaucia
William Berger ... King Minos
Carla Ferrigno ... Athena (as Carlotta Green)
Claudio Cassinelli ... Zeus
Ferdinando Poggi ... Poseidon (as Nando Poggi)
Maria Rosaria Omaggio ... Hera
Venantino Venantini ... High Priest
Laura Lenzi ... Flora
Margie Newton ... Aphrodite (as Margi Newton)
Cindy Leadbetter ... Ilia
Raf Baldassarre ... Atreus
Serena Grandi ... Euryale
Eva Robins ... Dedalos (as Eva Robbins)
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Storyline

When three traitorous goddesses steal seven magical thunderbolts with unearthly power, it falls to one man with the strength of one hundred to save the universe from eternal chaos and darkness: Hercules. As an Olympian array of monstrous villains line up to claim Hercules' head, our protagonist must summon every last ounce of his formidable strength to defeat them all, recover the thunderbolts, and take to the cosmos itself for one final battle with his arch-nemesis, King Minos.

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The Man With Supernatural Strength Returns to Battle the Forces of Evil! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to an interview with director Luigi Cozzi, the movie wasn't planned as a sequel to Hercules (1983). He was asked by the producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus to film scenes for I sette magnifici gladiatori (1983) to save it. After they saw what he filmed, they asked him to write a story around the scenes, and make a few more with Lou Ferrigno, not telling him that he was involved in a sequel to Hercules (1983). See more »

Goofs

When Herc and Urania see the shield on the beach, it is only partially covered with sand and easily visible as they approach it. In the next scene Urania is bending down to uncover it and it is completely covered and not visible until she removes the sand and lifts it. See more »

Quotes

Dedalos: With this sword, science shall triumph!
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Even worse than the original.
20 July 2019 | by 13FunbagsSee all my reviews

I have never seen a movie spend so much time trying to explain the incomprehensible story and still not make any sense. Just like the first movie they constantly talk about science, yet the movie has nothing to do with science. I doubt they even get any of the mythology right. Zeus is a god who has no powers without his thunderbolts. Which can easily be stolen by just about anyone. What is a thunderbolt? The sound that lightning makes has bolts? The only way this movie might be any fun is if you watch at 1.5x speed and take a shot every time someone says "Wait for me".


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Country:

Italy | USA | Netherlands

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

4 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cannon Italia Srl See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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