Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules

Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules (Italian: Ulisse contro Ercole) is a 1962 peplum film directed by Mario Caiano.[2][3]

Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules
Directed byMario Caiano
Screenplay by
  • Mario Caiano
  • Andre Tabet[1]
Story by
  • Mario Caiano
  • Andre Tabet[1]
CinematographyAlvaro Mancori [1]
Edited byRenato Cinquini[1]
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino[1]
  • Compagnia Cinematografica Mondiale
  • Fides[1]
Release date
  • 3 February 1962 (1962-02-03) (Italy)
Running time
105 minutes
  • Italy
  • France[1]



The film was shot on location at the Canary Islands in Spain.[1]


Ulysses Against the Son of Hercules was released in Italy on 3 February 1962.[1] The film was released in the United States in 1964 with a 99-minute running time.[1] It was released to television in the United States with a 91-minute running time.[1] The film has also been released as Ulysses Against Hercules.[1]

It has been released on home video by Alpha Video.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 186.
  2. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  3. ^ Gianfranco Casadio (2007). I mitici eroi: il cinema "peplum" nel cinema italiano dall'avvento del sonoro a oggi (1930-1993). Longo, 2007. ISBN 978-8880635291.


  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 978-1476662916.

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