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Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Rating:G
Genre:Action/Adventure, Family, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:June 19, 1963
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis
Director:Don Chaffey
Producer:Charles H. Schneer
Writer:Beverley Cross, Jan Read, Apollonious Rhodios
Distributor:Columbia Pictures

Description: The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece. Jason has been prophesied to take the throne of Thessaly. When he saves Pelias from drowning, but does not recognize him as the man who had earlier killed his father, Pelias tells Jason to travel to Colchis to find the Golden Fleece. Jason follows his advice and assembles a sailing crew of the finest men in Greece, including Hercules. They are under the protection of Hera, queen of the gods. Their voyage is replete with battles against harpies, a giant bronze Talos, a hydra, and an animated skeleton army.

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