Hercules/Hercules Unchained

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December 15, 2016

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Storyline

En route to Thebes for an important diplomatic mission, Hercules drinks from a magic spring and loses his memory. He spends most of the movie in the pleasure gardens of Queen Omphale of Lydia. While young Ulysses tries to help him regain his memory, political tensions escalate in Thebes, and Hercules' new wife Iole finds herself in mortal danger. Written by Molly Malloy <>

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Taglines:

The mighty saga of the world's mightiest man! See more »
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Details

Release Date:

14 February 1959 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Hercules Unchained See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

97 min (2005 DVD release) | 93 min (re-release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1 See full technical specs »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Joseph E. Levine was so confident in the success of his release of "Hercules" (1959) in the United States that he bought the distribution rights to this film in advance and even visited the set as it was being shot. See more »

Goofs

Watch closely the second time Hercules takes up Ulysses' challenge to bend the iron torch stand in an attempt to remember who he is. He successfully does so, and then unbends it just as easily, leaving a slight curve in the stem. However when he returns the stand to its original location, the stand is perfectly straight. See more »

Quotes

Hercules: I'm so sleepy, I can't seem to keep awake!
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Connections

Edited into Hercules Recycled (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Evening Star
Music by Enzo Masetti
Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
Sung by Sylva Koscina (dubbed by June Valli in the English version)
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