Jason and the Argonauts Movie Review Summary

Actors: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Douglas Wilmer, Honor Blackman

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JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS is a movie directed in 1963 by Don Chaffey with special effects created by Ray Harryhausen. Pelias has invaded Thessalia Kingdom but the son of the King, Jason, protected by the goddess Hera, survives and comes back 20 years later in Thessalia. Cheated by Pelias, Jason, with a crew formed by the best men of Greece, including Hercules, navigates the Mediterranean Sea searching for the Golden Fleece that brings luck to the land that hosts it. Jason will have to fight the Harpies, a giant bronze Titan, an animated skeleton army and an hydra before reaching his goal.
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Plot & Themes

**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on another world/distant past Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Technology/$$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Giant monster movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Greek


Earth setting:    -    Ancient past (Greek-Roman) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Tone of movie    -   upbeat Is this movie based on a    -   book

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