Hercules

Hercules

Director: Pietro Francisci Cast: Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Fabrizio Mioni

Product Details

Release Date: 01/22/2002
UPC: 0089218317896
Original Release: 1957
Rating: NR
Source: Alpha Video
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:45:00

Special Features

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Steve Reeves Hercules
Sylva Koscina Iole
Fabrizio Mioni Jason
Ivo Garrani Pelias
Arturo Dominici Eurysteus
Gianna Maria Canale Antea
Mimmo Palmara Iphitus
Lydia Alfonsi The Sybil
Gina Rovere Amazon
Gabriele Antonini Ulysses
Andrea Fantasia Laertes
Aldo Fiorelli Argos
Gino Nattera Orpheus
Afro Polli Chiron
Luciana Paluzzi Actor

Technical Credits
Pietro Francisci Director,Screenwriter
Mario Bava Cinematographer
Giulio Coltellacci Costumes/Costume Designer
Ennio de Concini Screenwriter
Calo Frattini Screenwriter
Enzo Masetti Score Composer
Mario Serandrei Editor
Federico Teti Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. Chapter 1 [17:56]
3. Chapter 2 [22:30]
4. Chapter 3 [24:51]
5. Chapter 4 [19:00]

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Hercules 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This film was responsible for the slew of sword and sandal films that followed in the aftermath.It also put Steve Reeves,a well known body builder who won every coveted title at the time,into the international spotlight of filmdom.Probably under a more prestigious director or budget-inflated production,the film would have been on a par with other period piece epics such as Samson and Delihla or Ben Hur.Francisci however,creates a moody almost surreal atmosphere, with vibrant colors,on-location scenery and limited effects sans CGI,that gives the feel of a larger budgeted film.Reeves,who tooled around Hollywood in various TV appearances and small budget(even an Ed Wood vehicle)films after his body building carreer, gives a very likable and more than capable performance in the title role(with a dubbed voice that sounded very similar to his own).There have been other Hercules films made since this one,but I guarantee this is the one you will remember.This is great fun and an exciting adventure that is terrific for the whole family.