Hercules (1997) Poster



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Followed by 

Hercules (1998) (TV Series)
Hercules: Zero to Hero (1999) (Video)

Version of 

Le fatiche di Ercole (1958)
same mythological source material
Herakles (1962) (Short)
same mythological source material
Hercules (1983)
same mythological source material
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) (TV Series)
same mythological source material
Hercules (2005) (Short)
same mythological source material
Hercules (2005) (TV Mini-Series)
same mythological source material
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
same mythological source material
Hercules (2014)
same mythological source material

Edited into 

The Frollo Show: Frollo Misses his Mother (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used


Hercules (1997) (Video Game)
Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules (1997) (Video Game)
The game is based on the animated movie.
Disney's Hades Challenge (1998) (Video Game)
The game is technically both a spinoff and a sequel since it takes place after the events of the movie but it's not about Hercules.


Fantasia (1940)
I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
Hades' line "Hey Zeusy, I'm home!" is a play on the Ricky Ricardo line "Hey Lucy, I'm home"
Billy Boy (1954) (Short)
Phil and his goat immitate Billy Boy's grazing during their song.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
One scene during the "Zero to Hero" sequence depicts Hercules and Pegasus riding through a muse-like constellation. As they do, the muse's dress in the constellation blows up, just as Marilyn Monroe's character's dress did.
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Hades' line "how sentimental" is the same line said by Maleficent at the birth of Princess Aurora.
Let's Make a Deal (1963) (TV Series)
Meg's line "...and let's see what's behind curtain no. 1?" is a take on the popular game show catchphrase usually heard in Let's Make a Deal.
The Jungle Book (1967)
One of the muses has trouble holding up a column like King Louie and makes ape noises.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
"I'm walking here!"
The Godfather (1972)
Meg's line "He made me an offer I had to refuse" is a direct opposite of the Godfather's line "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."
Rocky (1976)
Superman (1978)
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Besides both films being based on Greek myths both films feature 3 ladies who share a magic eyeball and end with the hero having a constellation of their likeness.
The Karate Kid (1984)
Hercules, Phil, and Pegasus practice jumping kicks atop pillars in front of a sunset.
$100,000 Name That Tune (1984) (TV Series)
The Lion King (1994)
The lion that Hercules fights and skins resembles Scar.

Referenced in 

The Larry Sanders Show: Artie and Angie and Hank and Hercules (1997) (TV Episode)
Hank auditions for the role of Hercules voice.
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal: Fire Within/Fate (1997) (TV Episode)
The bully quotes the line "from zero to hero" from the movie.
Siskel & Ebert: G.I. Jane/Event Horizon/Cop Land/Pooh's Grand Adventure (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Pooh's Grand Adventure" review.
Moesha: Halloween Part 1: Kim Revenge (1997) (TV Episode)
Myles is dressed as the title character
Five Men and a Limo (1997) (Short)
Mark Elliott mentions the character.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show: Honey, Meet the Barbarians (1998) (TV Episode)
Seen on a movie poster on the wall of the movie theater.
Mickey's House of Villains (2001) (Video)
Features Hades, Pain and Panic.
Kingdom Hearts (2002) (Video Game)
One of the worlds to visit is the Collisium.
House of Mouse: Suddenly Hades (2002) (TV Episode)
Hercules, Hades, Megara, Philoctetes, Pegasus, Zeus, Hermes, and the Fates are guests at the House of Mouse.
House of Mouse: Halloween with Hades (2002) (TV Episode)
Hercules, Hades, Megara, Philoctetes, Pain, Panic, Zeus, Hermes, and the Fates are guests at the House of Mouse.
Joan of Arcadia: Anonymous (2004) (TV Episode)
Joan refers to the film.
Dick and Dom in da Bungalow: Episode #4.1 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD is among the prizes.
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004) (Video Game)
Features Hercules and Hades.
Kingdom Hearts II (2005) (Video Game)
There's level based on this movie in there.
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: The Golden Fleas: Part 1/The Golden Fleas: Part 2/Sitcomi Yumi (2006) (TV Episode)
Amius and Yumius came across the frozen body of Hunkules.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.219 (2006) (TV Episode)
title character is correct response in "Disney Film Voices" category
TMNT (2007)
When the planets were in line to open the portal.
Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (2007) (Video Game)
Collisium is one of the worlds to visit in Castle Oblivion.
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (2007) (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film
Disney TH!NK Fast (2008) (Video Game)
The Muses appear for the minigame: Odd One Out.
Partly Cloudy (2009) (Short)
The clouds create babies and bring them to life exactly the same way as Zeus creates Pegasus
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (2009) (Video Game)
Olympus Coliseum is based on this movie.
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
After giving food to a soldier in the diner, Tiana's salute mirrors Meg's salute when meeting Hercules.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Princess and the Frog (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie made in the Disney Animated Renaissance
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 10 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mulan made more money than this earlier Disney film.
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (2010) (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 12 (2010) (TV Episode)
John Musker and Ron Clements agreed to make this film if they could make Treasure Planet afterwards.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 13 (2010) (TV Episode)
A Disney film with songs by Alan Menken.
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (2010) (Video Game)
Olympus Coliseum is one of the worlds in the game
Epic Mickey (2010) (Video Game)
Hades is a component in one of the Beetleworx enemies
Nostalgia Critic: Ferngully 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Oh no, they got music from Disney's Hercules!"
The Nostalgia Chick: The Little Mermaid (2011) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions manly Disney dads, and compares Zeus to King Triton.
Disney Universe (2011) (Video Game)
Costumes of the characters of this movie.
Titans of Newark (2012) (Short)
Related characters.
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (2012) (Video Game)
Hades appears as one of Mizrabel's ego
AniMat's Reviews: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat describes Pitch as being like Hades with a more slow and menacing approach.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (2013) (Video Game)
The Coliseum appears as a world
Dizunî majikku kyassuru: Mai happî raifu (2013) (Video Game)
Hercules and Phil are in the game.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
A Tiger Electronic Game version of this movie was shown in an old catalog.
Honest Trailers: The Lion King (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix (2014) (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Yama calls Hiro "Zero".
The Galavant Showcase (2014) (TV Movie)
Alan Menken performs "Go the Distance."
Honest Game Trailers: Kingdom Hearts (2015) (TV Episode)
The Underworld appears
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer to a question about the movie that R. Kelly's hit "I Believe I Can Fly" appears on the soundtrack of asked when James and the Chaser go head to head.
500 Questions: Episode #2.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Composers" category
Nostalgia Critic: All the Looney Tunes Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic gets his lessons on Greek mythology from this movie and admits he needs a different source of informaiton
AP Stats Police: Fredonia (2016) (Short)
Dialog about Danny DeVito in this movie.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (2017) (Video Game)
Olympus Colosseum is mention in the ending of 0.2 Birth by Sleep -A Fragmentary Passage-
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (2017) (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film
Descendants 2 (2017) (TV Movie)
a poster with Hades's name is featured on the Isle.
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
Hercules and Megara make an appearance.
Kingdom Hearts III (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film.

Featured in 

Movie Surfers: Go Inside Disney's Hercules (1997) (TV Special)
Behind the scenes
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zero to Hero (1997) (Video)
Musical numbers "One Last Hope" and "Zero to Hero"
Troldspejlet: Episode #18.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the upcoming release of the film + clip shown
The Making of 'Hercules' (1997) (Video)
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Honor to Us All (1998) (Video)
Musical number "A True Hero" and "I Won't Say"
If We Picked the Winners (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown for all the movies with "Best Song" Oscar nominations.
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.14 (2000) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
The Story Behind the Story (2002) (Video)
Broadway: The American Musical (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Featured in Episode Six
Once Upon a Halloween (2005) (Video)
Clips of Hades, Pain, the titans, and Panic shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Scariest Animated Monsters (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of monster while Hewy discusses animated villains
The Nostalgia Chick: Disney Princess (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 9 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Top 10 Disney Sidekicks (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip briefly shown before one of the numbers.
The Nostalgia Chick: Hercules (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed; clips shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Dualing (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: The Lion King (in 3D!) (2011) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Chick criticizes Disney films
The Nostalgia Chick: Top Ten Disney Deaths (2011) (TV Episode)
recalling Hades being sucked into Hell
The Frollo Show: Frollo Sees Dead People (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Disneycember: Hercules (2012) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 10 Hottest Animated Guys (2012) (TV Episode)
Hercules is a runner-up
The Nostalgia Chick: Nostalgia Chick & Rantasmo: Disney Needs More Gay (2013) (TV Episode)
points out Hermes' effeminate qualities
Loose Canon: Hades, Lord of the Underworld (2015) (TV Episode)
Hades is talked about
Nostalgia Critic: The Dark Age of Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Lost in Adaptation: The Lightning Thief (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Life, Animated (2016)
One of the films Owen watches to help process the world.
Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special (2016) (TV Movie)
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
included in a montage of "let her go!" scenes
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Disney Princess Conspiracies (2016) (TV Episode)
Hercules and Ariel being related takes a #2
One Hit Wonderland: "I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis (2016) (TV Episode)
Brief clip during the music video for "Go the Distance".
Nostalgia Critic: What Happened to Great Disney Villains? (2017) (TV Episode)
remembering Hades
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 STUPIDEST Weaknesses (2017) (TV Episode)
Cips are shown.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Kaiju (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.


I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
The Shining (1980)
Siskel & Ebert (1986) (TV Series)
Buns of Steel (1987) (Video)
Twister (1996)
When the Titans are released, a tornado Titan destroys a building, spoofing the movie poster

Spoofed in 

Sanders Shorts: Disney Pranks with Friends: Hercules Edition (2015) (TV Episode)
Thomas makes a prank inspired on the movie. He and a friend are at the gym and Thomas accelerates his friend's running machine while singing "I Can Go the Distance".

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