Hercules: In this Disney movie, He's Just a Big Ol' Loveable Hunk
"Hercules" (1997) was being put together by one of the studio's top directing duos, Ron Clements and John Musker. Their previous three films, "The Great Mouse Detective," "The Little Mermaid," and "Aladdin," were phenomenally successful Disney movies. So, omens were good for a sure-fire project about the one Greek God that everyone knows - or, were they?
|Hercules, Pegasus, Phil.|
|Zeus, Hera, little Hercules.|
The two, in fact, are Pain and Panic, and they summon the Hydra to do battle with Hercules. After much fighting, Hercules defeats the Hydra, but Zeus tells Hercules that he has more to do before he can earn his god status back. Hade's bargains with Hercules to give up his superhuman strength for 24 hours in exchange for Hades leaving Meg alone and Hercules agrees, only to be stunned when Meg reveals her identity as Hades' minion.
|Well, you see, I'm not really a god, not yet at least...|
|I don't like how they make Pegasus look like a bird, but I'm a traditionalist.|
|DVDs often have the best artwork. This is the French version, I believe.|
|I love rescuing damsels from the Underworld.|
|Hades thinking hard.|
|Kind of a good resemblance.|
|Panic and Pain are good for comic relief.|
|Phil is also very funny.|
|Hercules is really a softie.|
|Titans on the loose!|
|Look! I have my own action figure!|