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Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
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Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Original name: Ercole al centro della terra
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of Hades. Hercules, with two companions, Theseus and Telemachus, embarks on a dangerous quest for the stone, while he is unaware that Dianara's guardian, King Lico, is the one responsible for her condition and plots to have the girl for himself as his bride upon her revival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, heroes, oracle, hell, hercules, muscleman, sword and sandal, peplum, legends and myths, superhuman powers, adventure, graphic violence, obsessive quest, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, woman in danger, greek mythology, vampire, martial arts, monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece

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Most similar movies to Hercules in the Haunted World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, sword and sandal, greek mythology and legends and myths mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Hercules in the Haunted World: Perseus Against the Monsters (1963), Young Hercules (1998), Hercules and the Captive Women (1961), Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964), The Adventures of Hercules II (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, folk hero, battles, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, save the princess, righting the wronged, one man army, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, adventure, greek mythology, mythology, superhuman powers, hercules, legends and myths, imaginary, danger, legendary hero, friendship ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When strange atmospheric events occur in the disunited city states of Ancient Greece, a forum debates what action to take. As there is no agreement, Androcles King of Thebes seeks the assistance of his friend, the legendary Hercules. Hercules, now ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, femme fatale, atlantis, one man army, heroes, murder, sword and sandal, hercules, boulder, mythology, palace, monster ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a television series, filmed in New Zealand and the United States. It was produced from 1995, and was very loosely based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles. It ran for six seasons, producing ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, hercules, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, legends and myths, heroic mission, rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, warrior, mythology, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, battles, rebelliousness, legends and myths, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film directed by T.J. Scott is a prequel to the popular television series. At an academy for mythological warriors, 17-year-old Hercules (Ian Bohen) meets Jason, the next in line to rule Corinth. When Jason discovers that his father is ill, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, hercules, legendary hero, warrior, rivalry, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, escapades, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, heroes, mythology, battles, hercules, legend, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, escapades, danger, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, chase, heroes, battles, sword fight, warrior, sword, imaginary, escapades, military, chases and races, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: greek mythology, goddess, heroes, sword fight, hercules, greek god, legends and myths, missing person, kidnapping, adventure, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Goliath and the Vampires (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maciste's village is attacked by pirates. The women, including Maciste's fiancee Guja, are carried off to Salmanak, where dwells the lair of the blood drinking Kobrak. Maciste vows to rescue them.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: massacre, villainess, violence, evil spirit, marauder, peplum, doppelganger, monster, warrior, tavern, brawl, mixed martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 139
Samson (1961)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom. Samson teams up with some of his one-time adversaries to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, political unrest, political intrigue, imaginary, rivalry, blind ambition, escapades, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. Hercules once again comes to the rescue and faces one of his most difficult challenges, and must prove himself as a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, one man army, battles, hercules, legend, dangerous attraction, village life, legends and myths, village, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Conquest of Mycenae (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gordon Scott plays Glaucus, the prince of Tiryns, a powerful warrior who goes undercover in Mycenae to infiltrate the evil cult of Moloch, which is exacting tribute from neighboring kingdoms in the form of attractive young hostages, both male and ...
Style: psychotronic, epic
Plot: peplum, hercules, sword and sandal, spear, brunette, fistfight, strongman, warrior, greek mythology, beefcake martial arts, martial arts, long brown hair ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, greek mythology, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, heroic mission, superhuman powers, adventure, superhero, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Hercules (Gordon Scott) sets out to save the city of Troy from a horrible sea monster. Meanwhile, the city is threatened by a different kind of monster--a smarmy politician who will stop at nothing to seize the throne.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, battles, hercules, master warrior, escapades, royal family, fall in love, legends and myths, woman in danger, tough heroes, save the princess, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules is summoned to oppose the evil Queen Samara, who has allied herself with aliens and is sacrificing her own people in a bid to awaken a moon goddess.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: evil queen, heroes, horse, princess, hercules, alien, sacrifice, mythology, moon, sword fight, evil alien, space and aliens ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hercules, having agreed to restore justice to Mycenae, confronts evil Prince Myles. The villain is invested with power over giant bronze warriors by his mother Pasiphaë, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, hercules, steel helmet, gladiator, sword fight, mixed martial arts, arena, wrestling, adventure hero, sword and fantasy, mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, ancient, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 140
Ursus (1961)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ursus returns from war to find his fiancée, Attea, has been kidnapped by a mysterious sect which sacrifices virgins to its patron goddess. Ursus faces much treachery and is forced to display much courage and strength as he and the blind girl ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, virgin sacrifice, good versus evil, danger, master warrior, rescue, adventure, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, gladiator, greek mythology, legends and myths, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, hercules, slavery, destiny, father son relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, good versus evil, demi god, heroic mission, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, the underworld, immortality ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, tough heroes, graphic violence, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 691
Hellhounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Greek warrior must travel to the Underworld and battle killer hellhounds in order to rescue his murdered bride from the clutches of Hades.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, adventure, rescue, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, battles, escapades, creature, dog, greek mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Atlas Against the Cyclops (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Strongman Maciste must battle the one-eyed Cyclops monster that is ravaging the land of Sadok, while at the same time fending off the advances of the evil Queen Capys, who wants to do a little ravaging of her own.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, monster, peplum, cyclops, sword and sandal, superhero, adventure, escapades, rescue, imaginary, battles, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 146K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, battles, master warrior, battle, giant creature, greek, imaginary, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, danger, imaginary, save the world, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Samson and His Mighty Challenge (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.
Plot: superhero team, sword fight, myth, super strength, beefcake, martial arts, muscleman, sword and fantasy, sword and sandal, violence, crossover, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%