The Fury of Hercules

The Fury of Hercules (Italian: La furia di Ercole) is a 1962 peplum film written and directed by Gianfranco Parolini.[2][3]

The Fury of Hercules
Directed byGianfranco Parolini
Produced byMario Maggi[1]
Screenplay by
Story byLarry Madison[1]
Music byCarlo Innocenzi[1]
CinematographyFrancesco Izzarelli[1]
Edited byMario Sansoni[1]
  • Cinematografica Associati
  • Comptoir Francais du Film Production[1]
Release date
  • 21 March 1962 (1962-03-21) (Italy)
Running time
97 minutes[1]
  • Italy
  • France[1]


Hercules is reached by the slave Daria, who informes him that his country has fallen into the hands of the tyrant Meniste. Hercules follows Daria in his homeland, where he discovers that Meniste enslaves the citizens of the city, and that a group of rebels are trying an insurrection. Meniste fears the power of Hercules, however he kills Daria. So Hercules puts himself in charge of the band of rebels, and destroys the power of Meniste.



The film was shot at Dubrava Film in Zagreb, Croatia and on location in Zagreb.[1]


The Fury of Hercules as released in Italy on 21 March 1962.[1]

See also


  1. Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 59.
  2. Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  3. Gianfranco Casadio. I mitici eroi: il cinema "peplum" nel cinema italiano dall'avvento del sonoro a oggi (1930-1993). Longo, 2007. ISBN 8880635298.


  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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