Clash of the Titans
Clash of the Titans (1981)

The eschewing of modern optical effects techniques in favor of the classic stop-motion animation work of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen was a delightful highlight of this action adventure that attempted to give Greek mythology the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 12, 1981
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A goofy, old-school sword-and-sandal epic, Clash of the Titans mines Greek mythology for its story and fleshes it out with Ray Harryhausen's charmingly archaic stop-motion animation techniques.

Marylynn Uricchio
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It holds no surprises, little suspense and never delves beyond the superficial. Yet excellent production, a fine cast and Harryhausen's creatures make it an entertaining, if unsubstantial, episode in epic filmmaking.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Teenage boys will love it, but the rest of us will be frustrated by the storytelling, the shaky camerawork and the dubiously effective 3D presentation, which distracts more than it offers

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Jason McKiernan

let your mind go, forgive the wear and tear of time and enjoy the adventure

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The visual effects are clearly the only thing here that's worth bothering with.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...the last hurrah for the master of stop-motion animation, Ray Harryhausen, and it's unfortunate he went out on a less-than-perfect note.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Os efeitos criados pelo lendário Harryhausen podem parecer frágeis diante dos avanços atuais, mas são perfeitos para esta obra que permanece descompromissadamente divertida.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a camp-infused fantasy flick that will probably work best among younger viewers and those with fond memories of its original theatrical release.

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Fernando F. Croce

A poignant eulogy to Harryhausen's handcrafted illusionism in a decade of increasingly synthetic effects

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

For Harryhausen worshippers only.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Engaging action, fantasy, Clash of the Titans is a highly entertaining film, but it does have a significant flaw, and that is that it shows its age. On the… More
Michael Edwards
Harryhausen definitely went all out for his final film he would work on, and considering how I love Harryhausen and Greek and Roman Mythology, it worked like… More
KJ Proulx
"Clash of the Titans (1981)," although dated, has a very good mythical story about rescuing the princess whom he is in love with. Along his journey,… More
Sergio Garcia
When I was a boy I paid to see this movies 5 times! Incredible stop motion effects. By the way, the remake pfff what a piece of trash.
Lucas Martins
A unique and unforgettable Greek mythology film. Clash of the Titans it's a delighful classic from the ending of my childhood. Fresh.
Aj V
A pretty good fantasy movie, it's got a lot of great clay-mation and special effects like those in Jason and the Argonauts sorta. It's entertaining… More