Hercules in the Haunted World
Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)

Horrormeister Mario Bava helmed this entry in the series, in which Hercules (Reg Park) must journey to the bowels of Hell to recover a magical plant that is the only hope of a dying princess.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Typical Hercules/Machiste nonsense not made better by the overrated Bava direction.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Bava's innovative color cinematography sparkles in its own right, but becomes even more impressive when you realize what a limited budget the director had.

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Aj V
I found this movie a lot of fun, it's much better than other Hercules movies from the 60s, maybe because Bava directs, so it has a bit of a horror feeling… More
Michael Gildea
The usual fun Bava fare. This time he sends Hercules to Hades (or Hell for those of you who've never read Bulfinch's Mythology) to save the woman he… More