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The Best Hercules Movies

Updated January 21, 2021 1.0k votes 481 voters 60.6k views30 items

A list of the best Hercules movies ever made, ranked by movie fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about Hercules are at the top of the list. If there are any great films you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself. 

The films on this list are the most famous Hercules movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of the Greek mythology character.


This list answers the questions, "What are the best Hercules movies?" and "What is the greatest Hercules movie of all time?" and contains items like Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus and Hercules in the Haunted World.


Various bits of information are included with these popular Hercules movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. So whether you're watching these movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these are some good Hercules movies to enjoy.

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    Hercules

    Dwayne Johnson, Irina Shayk
    Hercules is a 2014 American 3D action fantasy and adventure film directed by Brett Ratner and...  more
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    Hercules

    Danny DeVito, James Woods
    Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature...  more

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    Hercules Unchained

    Sylva Koscina, Steve Reeves
    Hercules Unchained is a 1959 Italian-French epic fantasy feature film starring Steve Reeves...  more
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    Hercules Vs the Hydra

    Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay
    The Loves of Hercules (aka Hercules vs. the Hydra) is a 1960 Italian/French international...  more
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    Hercules in the Haunted World

    Christopher Lee, Reg Park
    Hercules returns to Italy only to find that his lover, Princess Deianira, has lost her senses...  more
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    Hercules

    Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning
    Hercules is a 1983 Italian adventure film written and directed by Luigi Cozzi and starring Lou...  more
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    Hercules Reborn

    John Hennigan, Christian Oliver
    Hercules Reborn is a 2014 action mythology adventure film directed by Nick Lyon. When a young...  more
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    The Legend of Hercules

    Kellan Lutz, Roxanne McKee
    The Legend of Hercules is a 2014 American 3D action fantasy film directed by Renny Harlin and...  more

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    Hercules

    Luciana Paluzzi, Sylva Koscina
    Le fatiche di Ercole is a 1957 Italian epic fantasy feature film based upon the Hercules myths...  more
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    Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon

    Peter Lupus, Helga Liné
    Ercole contro i tiranni di Babilonia is a 1964 Italian film directed by Domenico Paolella and...  more
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    Young Hercules

    Ian Bohen, Rachel Blakely
    Young Hercules is a 1998 film directed by T.J. Scott....  more
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    Hercules and Xena – The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus is a 1998 American...  more
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    Devil of the Desert Against the Son of Hercules is a 1964 Italian/French/Spanish international...  more
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    Hercules in New York

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Candy
    Hercules in New York is a 1969 low-budget fantasy adventure film. It is notable for being the...  more

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    Hercules

    Rachael Taylor, Leelee Sobieski
    Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the...  more
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    Goliath and the Dragon

    Broderick Crawford, Renato Terra
    La vendetta di Ercole, better known as Goliath and the Dragon, is a 1960 Italian/French...  more
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    Hercules Against the Moon Men

    Attilio Dottesio, Nando Tamberlani
    Hercules Against the Moon Men is an Italian/French sword and sandal film. It was directed by...  more
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    Hercules and the Amazon Women

    Lucy Lawless, Anthony Quinn
    Hercules and the Amazon Women is the first movie-length pilot episode of the television series...  more
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    Hercules and the Circle of Fire

    Tawny Kitaen, Anthony Quinn
    All over the world, the fires are dying. The planet will become an icy wilderness. Mankind is...  more
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    Hercules and the Lost Kingdom

    Anthony Quinn, Renee O'Connor
    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom is a 1994 tv film directed by...  more
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    Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur

    Tawny Kitaen, Anthony Quinn
    Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur is the fifth and final TV movie in the series Hercules:...  more
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    Hercules in the Underworld

    Tawny Kitaen, Anthony Quinn
    When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the...  more
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    Hercules: Zero to Hero

    James Woods, Kathie Lee Gifford
    Hercules: Zero to Hero is a 1999 direct-to-video followup to Disney's 1997 animated feature...  more
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    Hercules Returns

    Bruce Spence, Mary Coustas
    Hercules Returns is a 1993 Australian comedy film directed by David Parker, starring David...  more
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    The Adventures of Hercules

    Lou Ferrigno, Milly Carlucci
    The Adventures of Hercules, also known as Hercules II, is the 1985 sequel to the 1983 film...  more