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Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)
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Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)
Original name: Ercole alla conquista di Atlantide
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 married to Deianira with a son named Hylas does not wish to leave the comfort of his family, though Hylas is keen for adventure.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, femme fatale, atlantis, heroes, one man army, monster, mythology, hercules, palace, murder, sword and sandal, boulder, gorilla, adventure, island, superhuman powers, good versus evil, legends and myths, danger, master warrior, imaginary, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history

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Most similar movies to Hercules and the Captive Women

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary and sword fight mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Hercules and the Captive Women: Hercules in the Haunted World (1961), Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964), Hercules (1983), Perseus Against the Monsters (1963), Hercules (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 84 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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, oracle, heroes, sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, muscleman, hell, legends and myths, superhuman powers, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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95%
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: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, imaginary, adventure, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 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, battles, oracle, wizards and magicians, adventure, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: heroes, folk hero, good versus evil, battles, adventure, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, righting the wronged, save the princess, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, legends and myths, battles, mercenary, warrior, master warrior, battle, giant creature, superhuman powers, danger, imaginary ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens 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, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, warrior, mythology, hercules, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 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: boys' night, family outing
Plot: evil queen, heroes, hercules, sacrifice, mythology, sword fight, moon, alien, princess, horse, evil alien, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, heroes, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, danger, superhuman powers, legends and myths, rebelliousness, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, humorous, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, good versus evil, hercules, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, superhuman powers, rescue, rivalry, danger, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, greek mythology, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, heroic mission, superhero, adventure, rescue, dangerous attraction ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, disturbing ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, dark fantasy
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, one man army, battles, hercules, legend, dangerous attraction, village life, legends and myths, village, superhero ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, dark fantasy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, heroes, mythology, battles, hercules, legend, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, space and aliens, imaginary, rivalry, danger ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, exciting, captivating, epic, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, battles, political intrigue, legends and myths, blind ambition, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, political unrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 651
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: exciting, offbeat, serious, dark fantasy, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, legendary hero, hercules, warrior, teenage life, danger, adventure, imaginary, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, monster, peplum, cyclops, sword and sandal, imaginary, battles, fall in love, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, greek mythology, gladiator, 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 ⇓
50%
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: stylized, suspenseful, epic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, battles, hercules, fall in love, legends and myths, tough heroes, save the princess, adventure, rescue, danger, state affairs, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, demi god, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, fantasy world, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, the underworld ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 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: chase, heroes, battles, adventurer, sword fight, sword, warrior, ocean, imaginary, escapades, military, chases and races ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, good versus evil, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, god, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: hercules, staff, cult figure, dictator, strongman, two man army, sea monster, nude bathing, mistaken identity, beefcake, sword, duel ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, mythology, battlefield, steel helmet, muscleman, martial arts, spear, strongman, brunette, hand to hand combat ...
Time: ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, sword and sorcery, murder, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Giant of Metropolis (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Obro the muscleman (Gordon Mitchell) goes to Atlantis and sinks a death-ray king (Bella Cortez) who knows the secret of immortality.
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, murder, atlantis, ghost, poison, mad scientist, incest, sword and sandal, volcano, belly dancer, adventure, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 155
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: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, virgin sacrifice, adventure, imaginary, escapades, woman in danger, heroic mission, legends and myths, rescue, master warrior, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, feel good, exciting, entertaining, humorous ...
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 ⇓
36%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Plot: rivalry, adventure, heroes, battles, danger, imaginary, wizards and magicians, contests and competitions, escapades, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, danger, escapades, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Arabian Adventure (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An evil caliph (Christopher Lee) offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to a prince if he can complete a perilous quest for a magical rose. Helped by a young boy and a magic carpet, Prince Hasan (Oliver Tobias), has to overcome genies, fire ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, friends, heroes, daring rescue, escapades, prince, palace ...
Place: arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%