Movies like Hercules 1983

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Hercules (1983)
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Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, History
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 Hercules battling giant robots brought to life by stop motion animation.
Style: fairy tale, epic, psychotronic, stylized, semi serious, retro, cult film
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, greek god, goddess, greek mythology, mythology, heroes, sword fight, medieval, antiquity, guilty pleasure, exploitation, robot, combat, fight, violence, warrior, sword, super strength, strong man, strength, bodybuilder, death of father, death of mother, brawl ...
Place: ancient greece, greece

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Most similar movies to Hercules

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about heroes, sword and sandal, sword, sword fight, sword and sorcery, warrior and battles mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Hercules: Jason and the Argonauts (2000), Samson (1961), The Conquest of Mycenae (1963), Perseus Against the Monsters (1963), Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: hercules, heroes, good versus evil, obsessive quest, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, rebelliousness, legends and myths, battles, escapades, superhuman powers, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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: serious, exciting, psychotronic, dark fantasy, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, warrior, legendary hero, hercules, medieval, adventurer, adventure hero, kickboxer, academy, escapades, adventure ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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100%
Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
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: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, atlantis, mythology, hercules, sword and sorcery, femme fatale, monster, palace, murder, ancient world, dinosaur, warrior ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: epic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, imaginary kingdom, greek god, ancient history, adventure, antiquity, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, rivalry, legends and myths, murder ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, dark fantasy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, hercules, medieval, ancient, legend, battles, little girl, fire, folk hero, one man army ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: mythology, greek mythology, warrior, legend, hercules, superhuman powers, tough guy, one man army, adventure, supernatural, legends and myths, battles ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: ancient history, old testament, heroes, battles, political intrigue, political unrest, legends and myths, blind ambition, state affairs, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: gothic, epic, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, ancient world, superhuman powers, battles, camp, heroes, sword, greek mythology, warrior, muscleman, wrestling ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, legend, greek mythology, monster, heroes, minotaur, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, superhuman powers, deadly creature, superhero ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, hercules, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, superhero, adventure, heroic mission, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: hercules, evil queen, ancient history, evil alien, sword, sword and sorcery, spacesuit, alien invasion, warrior, sacrifice, alien, horse ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: gothic, fairy tale, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, muscleman, sword and sorcery, hercules, greek mythology, vampire, hell, ancient, zombie, oracle, heroes, beefcake ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: fairy tale, serious, exciting, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, ancient world, dinosaur, battles, heroes, good versus evil, folk hero, righting the wronged, save the princess, master warrior, rivalry, one man army ...
Time: ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fantasy tale based on the tale of the legendary sailor. Here Sinbad must recover five magical stones to free the city of Basra from the evil spell cast by a wizard. His journey takes him to the isle of the Amazons where the queen tries to capture ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: arabian nights, sword and sorcery, pirate, warrior, wizards, sword, heroic mission, ship, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, battles, wizards and magicians ...
Place: arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, epic, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, heroes, beefcake, muscleman, strongman, tough guy, werewolf, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, battles, wizards and magicians, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 Pasiphaƫ, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, ancient world, beefcake martial arts, sword, mythology, wrestling, muscleman, gladiator, super strength, sword fight, adventure hero ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, stylized, epic, serious
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: virgin sacrifice, hercules, mythology, monster, ancient world, warrior, battles, heroes, save the princess, tough heroes, fall in love, woman in danger ...
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Beastmaster (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, murder, sword fight, beast, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, animal human communication, sword, barbarian, battles, village ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, exciting, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, sword and sorcery, sword, sword fight, hercules, battles, heroes, chase, adventurer, beefcake, muscleman, strong man ...
Place: ancient greece
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Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, ...
Style: funny, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, beast, sword, exploitation, witch, monster, erotica, curse, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman with a gun, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, ancient history, legends and myths, greek mythology, superhuman powers, adventure, magic, slavery, gladiator, destiny, good versus evil, violence ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, egypt, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, greek mythology, sword and sorcery, lion, sea monster, ancient world, bow and arrow, infantry, sword, warrior, battlefield, waterfall ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: greek mythology, hercules, combat, sword and sorcery, superhuman powers, battles, heroes, strongman, battlefield, adventure hero, superhero team, team ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, legends and myths, hercules, mythology, warrior, beast, legend, strongman, superhero, mercenary, monster, good versus evil ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Blade Master (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.
Style: semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword, sword and sorcery, snake, exploitation, cave, warrior, erotica, ancient, medieval, dinosaur, battles ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Fury of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.
Plot: hercules, ancient world, sword and sorcery, warrior, greek mythology, human versus animal, heroes, battles, queen, chase, showdown, sword fight ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, escapades, good versus evil, rescue, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: entertaining, exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, fantasy world, adventure, monster, maze, myth, heroic mission, demi god, sword and sorcery, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 22 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: entertaining, humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, legends and myths, kickboxer, legendary hero, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, heroic mission, deity ...
Time: 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, fairy tale, dark fantasy, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, adventure, greek mythology, monster, good versus evil, greek god, female nudity, snake, sword and sorcery, witch, medieval ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%