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Hercules the Avenger (1965)
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Hercules the Avenger (1965)
Original name: La sfida dei giganti
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reg Park returns to his antics of old as the man of iron in HERCULES THE AVENGER. The Son of Jove undertakes another journey into the nether realms battling zombies and monsters in order to rescue his son, allowing goddess Gia an opportunity to place her own slacker son in Hercules' sandals. There's something for everyone: ghouls, dragons, sweating men and girls in skimpy outfits.
Plot: sword and sandal, bondage, monster, magic, violence, volcano, camp, greek mythology, volcanic eruption, lion, tyrant, hercules, impostor, bodybuilder, blood, beefcake, homoeroticism, stabbing, matricide, peplum, bare chested male fighting, homoerotic fight, sword and sorcery
Place: ancient greece, greece, sicily

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Most similar movies to Hercules the Avenger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, exciting, serious and stylized films with plots about sword and sandal, sword fight, hercules, sword, heroes, battles and peplum mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Hercules the Avenger: Ursus in the Land of Fire (1963), Gunan il guerriero (1982), Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964), The Conquest of Mycenae (1963), The Rebel Gladiators (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ursus in the Land of Fire (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hamilan, a cruel and ambitious general, murders his king and places himself on the throne with the former king's evil niece as his queen. He then wages war against his peaceful neighbors, killing their women and enslaving their men. A hero ...
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, beefcake, hercules, conspiracy, volcano, damsel in distress, fight, camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, spear, muscleman, greek mythology, martial arts, battle, villain, warrior, wrestling, disarming someone ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Gunan il guerriero (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The peaceful countryside village of Solmen is savagely assaulted by wild Ungats led by bloodthirsty Magen. In the midst of battle, two baby boys are miracu- lously saved by a tribe of Amazon warriors known as the Kuniats. The warriors nurture and ...
Style: parody
Plot: sword and sandal, sword and sorcery, barbarian, amazon tribe, torture, heroism, brother, archer, magic, fight, king, sword and fantasy ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, stylized, epic, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, imaginary, adventure, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, wizards and magicians, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, peplum, sword and sandal, fictional war, strongman, sword and fantasy, armor, brawl, warrior, battlefield, fistfight, arena ...
Time: ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, heroes, oracle, sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, muscleman, hell, legends and myths, superhuman powers, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, beefcake, camp, murder, greco roman wrestling, one against many, secret passage, krav maga, secret passageway
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Rebel Gladiators (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.
Plot: prison, slave, sword and sandal, peplum, gladiator, greek mythology, ancient rome, arena, helmet, fistfight, stabbed in the chest, slavery ...
Time: ancient times
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maciste arranges for himself and his new friend Bangor to be captured by a mysterious band of white-clad marauders and taken to an underground city. There the two are forced to turn an enormous wheel along with other captives as part of a ...
Style: cult film, homoerotic
Plot: muscleman, sword and sandal, peplum, underground city, bound in chains, camp, horse riding, mole, gong, bare chested male fighting, beast, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, monster, mythology, palace, sword and sandal, hercules, boulder, murder ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sansone contro il corsaro nero (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: aka Hercules and the Black Pirates. Brave and noble Samson fights pirates as a soldier in the royal army. He wants to marry lovely fair maiden Rosita, but her haughty governor father disapproves. Meanwhile, the cunning and duplicitous Rodrigo ...
Plot: beefcake martial arts, sword and sandal, myth, warrior, ship, pirate ship, wrestling, super strength, captain, ocean, beefcake, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hercules the Invincible (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hercules battles to save the population from a giant dragon.
Plot: dragon, peplum, sword and sandal, king, queen, greek mythology, trap, underground, sidekick, impalement, sword, spear ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ursus in the Valley of the Lions (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bodybuilder Ed Fury stars as the legendary Ursus in this above-average sword-and-sandal adventure from veteran director Carlo Campogalliani. The plot concerns Ursus' attempts to rescue his kidnapped fiancee, aided by a pretty blind slave girl. ...
Plot: sword and sandal, slave trader, dungeon, elephant, baby, bow and arrow, king, strongman, sword, lion, hyena, net ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: epic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: battles, heroes, hercules, save the princess, tough heroes, royal family, fall in love, legends and myths, woman in danger, adventure, rescue, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: hercules, greek mythology, carrier pigeon, shot with a bow and arrow, sword and fantasy, wrestling, muscleman, mixed martial arts, standoff, fight, horse, martial arts ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, superhero, adventure, escapades, rescue, imaginary, battles, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, mythology, warrior, hercules, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers...and fights monsters !
Plot: giant monster, cave, battles, decapitation, battle, hercules, sacrifice, caveman, volcano, earthquake, dragon, sword and sandal ...
⇓ 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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, 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 ⇓
44%
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: battles, battle, magic, kingdom, sword and sorcery, chosen one, warlord, kendo, axe, adventure hero, fictional war, mixed martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, slavery, destiny, father son relationship, introspection ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: greek mythology, goddess, heroes, hercules, sword fight, greek god, legends and myths, missing person, kidnapping, adventure, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, light, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: exciting, offbeat, serious, dark fantasy, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, hercules, legendary hero, warrior, teenage life, danger, adventure, imaginary, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Triumph of the Ten Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The ten gladiators are hired to travel to Arbela, a small country on the outskirts of the Roman Empire to learn if Parthia is planning to war with Rome. Upon arriving, the heroes decide to kidnap the beautiful Parthian queen and spirit her to Syria ...
Plot: villainess, homoeroticism, arena, hung by wrists, sword and sandal, snake, coffin, sword fight, stabbed in the stomach, stabbed in the back, spear, camp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Colossus of the Arena (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A powerful man posing as a gladiator in Rome's fourth century discovers a plan to put the beautiful Queen in prison, which he thwarts by exposing a sinister duke as a traitor.
Plot: gladiator, trident, waterfall, sword, arena, stabbed in the chest, stabbed in the belly, colosseum, ancient rome, sword fight, camp, monkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, mercenary, warrior, battles, master warrior, battle, giant creature, greek, superhuman powers, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: virgin sacrifice, peplum, adventure, imaginary, escapades, religions or cults, woman in danger, heroic mission, rescue, master warrior, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Thor the Conqueror (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After both his parents are brutally murdered by his fathers rival Gnut and his men the new born Thor is placed in hiding by the physical embodiment of the god Teisha. Raised in secret under the guidance of Teisha, Thor comes to maturity and goes on ...
Plot: fight to the death, death of parents, one against many, tragic hero, swordsman, baby, torture, ghosts, sword fight, sword and fantasy, sword, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: violence, greco roman wrestling, villain, super strength, peplum, strongman, superhero team, magic, team, warrior, superhuman powers, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%