Action & Adventure

Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)

Director: Vittorio Cottafavi
Runtime: 94 min.

Hercules (Reg Park) is drugged, kidnapped and put aboard ship by King Androcles of Thebes (Ettore Manni). When they are shipwrecked on a mysterious island, Hercules discovers that it is inhabited by the ambitious Queen Antinea (Fay Spain) who has persecuted her people and is intent on conquering the world with a race of supermen whom she has created.

Trivia: Also known as Hercules Conquers Atlantis. Gian Maria Volonté (the King of Sparta) starred with Clint Eastwood in A Fistful of Dollars, he was one of the most popular Italian actors of the 1970s.