Characters are timeless, costuming, makeup, music and cast are all timeless. Clash of the titans 1981 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She is an actress, known for clash of the titans 1981, brother sun, sister moon 1972 and south riding 1974. Clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis, involving the greek hero perseus. Perseus, with bubos help, manages to snatch from the three cannibalistic witches a magical glass orb which is their communal eye. Apr 01, 2010 so when i declare this remake of clash of the titans to be flatout awful, its not because i have great affection for the 1981. Perseus played by sam worthington, recently from terminator salvation 2009 and avatar 2009, is born a demigod son of zeus, half human half god, and must find a way to stop hades from destroying the city of argos and awakening the fearsome kraken, a mythic sea creature that lives. Clash of the titans 1981 directed by desmond davis. Clash of the titans 1981 encounter with medusa youtube. Clash of the titans 1981 official trailer laurence olivier, harry hamlin movie hd a film adaption of the myth of perseus and his quest to. Its got blood and thunder and lots of gory details, all presented with enormous gusto and style. A bigbudget blockbuster remake is readying for a shoot in north wales.
Jun 16, 2017 clash of the titans 1981 film locations azur window, gozo island, malta. Clash of the titans is a family film theres nothing in it that would disturb any but the most impressionable children, and yet its not by any means innocuous. Clash of the titans is the 1981 film adaptation of the greek myth of perseus played by harry hamlin. Friends who saw it told me it was a laughable hoot. Preparation works began at dinorwig quarry last week for the remake of the 1981 movie clash of the titans. Clash of the titans is a 2010 fantasy actionadventure film and remake of the 1981 film of the same name produced by mgm the rights to which had been acquired by warner bros.
British filming locations for the movie clash of the titans 1981 including maps, screenshots, and other nearby film locations. Clash of the titans naslov prevoden kao sudar titana i borba titana je britanskoamericki fantasticnopustolovni film snimljen 1981. Clash of the titans 2010 clash of the titans 1981 wrath of the titans 3febd wrath of the titans 2012 perseus attempts to retire to a quiet life as a fisherman and sole parent to his young son, but a great war has erupted between the nowweakened gods and the longimprisoned titans. The screenplay might feel a bit choppy at times due to the final cut, so find the extended version. The production is gearing up to start filming in north wales. Once in a while, he would come to a lake in a marsh and drink from it. The film that closed the era of most of our childhoods, as ray harryhausen went out on top. Clash of the titans medusa battle original 1981 youtube. Film ciocnirea titanilor clash of the titans filme 1981 filme. The mhm podcast network movie synopsis and film summary of clash of the titans 1981 starring laurence olivier, harry hamlin, and claire bloom. A goofy, oldschool swordandsandal epic, clash of the titans mines. This show was transferred directly from the master copy, so this is the best quality out there.
Clash of the titans, a video game inspired by the 2010 film. The machinations of gods above and the fates of man and monsters here below play out in 1981 s clash of the titans. This clip is meant to be used for educational purposes. Whether it is a film you have discovered due to a love of ray harryhausen, or you have made a place for it at home every christmas time, or you came about it via the muchmaligned 2010 remake with sam worthington, clash of the titans 1981 is one of the most celebrated fantasy films of continued. To bring any greek myth fantasy to the big screen can be problematic. The story is exceptionally tight, with the creatures in this film serving a purpose and accompanied with a sense of menace and tension lacking in other films. The first film, clash of the titans, was released in 1981 with a remake made in 2010. Apr 01, 2010 bravely, they have not reimagined clash of the titans they have remade it, with 3d added after the movie was filmed translation. Clash of the titans is a 1981 film based on the greek myths of perseus and his battles against medusa and the kraken to save the princess andromeda. Pegasus 1981 film clash of the titans franchise wiki. Clash of the titans soundtrack from 1981, composed by laurence rosenthal. Clash of the titans 1981 from myth to movie mana pop. While i loved the original though i thought burgess meredith overacted and that lawrence olivier was wasted, i thought the remake could have been better but my kids enjoyed it i did miss bubo in the remake, despite his cameo.
Clash of the titans 1981 movies, tv, celebs, and more. The most notable are the steve reeves hercules films, the various sinbad films such as the 7th voyage of sinbad, jason and the argonauts is a very popular greek myth film, in my opinion however 1981 s clash of the titans is the best of the lot. That might sound like a good thing if youre nostalgic for the now classic, ray harrhuasen movie, but. Stop motion animation was used extensively in many special effects, and the monsters were created by ray harryhausen, who retired from filmmaking shortly after clash was released. I ignored this film when it first came out in 1981. Clash of the titans is a britishamerican fantasy action film franchise based on characters and myths of ancient greek mythology. Filming locations 16 filming dates 1 filming locations. It was produced by stopmotion visual effect artist ray harryhausen. No way will i make a case for the first titans in 1981, b. There were just too many cool films to see that year. Clash of the titans 1981 film mythology wiki fandom.
Aging french sex goddess brigitte bardot pelted her italian counterpart, sophia loren, with unkind words last summer when lorennow 60 years old, like bardot but more. Clash of the titans is an 1981 britishamerican fantasy adventure film involving the greek hero perseus, and features the final work of stop motion visual effects artist, ray harryhausen. The 1981 original boasted ray harryhausens legendary stopmotion technique of animating various mythological creaturesit was his final feature projectand given the cornball approach of the. The witches tell him the only way to defeat the kraken is by using the head of another of the titans, medusa the gorgon. In clash of the titans, a remake of the 1981 toga party, the australian actor stars as perseus, mortal son of zeus played by liam neeson, in gleaming armor, who gets sent on an odyssey to.
Thank you, rarelust, and thank you, ray harryhausenyouve inspired generations. Apr 06, 2011 the classic greek myth of perseus and andromeda retold with an allstar cast. One day, calibos kills the majority of the race of the winged horses, with only pegasus remaining the last of. Movies locations people blog articles site info contact donate.
Slayer hampton, va july 1, 1991 clash of the titans. Genres studios franchises top 10 lists years films. Et ass dee leschte film, bei deem e mat senger stopmotiontechnik zum asaz koum um spaweck. Sep 17, 2018 most of the special effects rely quite effectively on shadow imagery and stopmotion animation using harryhausens handmade monsters, but considering it was filmed in 1981, i think its pretty good. I dont think anyone would claim that clash of the titans is a profound or deep movie. Bubo made a cameo appearance in clash of the titans 2010. Clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican heroic fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis and written by beverley cross which retells the greek mythological story of perseus. Recordings in 1997 peg014 a28693 containing music from clash of the titans 1981. Key parts of the story are here but often in the wrong context or order. Jun 18, 2009 preparation works began at dinorwig quarry last week for the remake of the 1981 movie clash of the titans. British filming locations for the movie clash of the titans 2010 including maps, screenshots, and other nearby film locations.
It stars harry hamlin, judi bowker, burgess meredith, maggie smith and laurence olivier. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. I wasnt originally planning on seeing this new updated version either. Clash of the titans is far from the best work produced by special effects master ray harryhausen, but its still a lot of fun, and though some of the optical work in the film is just godawful the character animation of the mythological beasts is spot on fantastic with the medusa fight being the film.
Metrogoldwynmayer mgm released clash of the titans on june 12, 1981. Nice work if you could get it and sir laurence olivier could. Clash of the titans is and always will be a thoroughly entertaining film. This is from the clash of the titans film of 1981 and is a two minute clip of the medusa scene. Download this image for free in highdefinition resolution the choice download button below. Like many others, i was a fan of the earlier version of clash of the titans. Clash of the titans 1981 film pop culture wiki fandom. Stop isp blocking and throttling, protect your privacy w. Apr 02, 2010 release the kraken and any other demon from hell you can conjure from greek mythology for being mythically dull, dragass and devoid of wit. Clash of the titans 1981 official trailer laurence olivier, harry. Epic places clash of the titans 1981 film locations. Clash of the titans is a fantasy film directed by desmond davis that was originally released in 1981. Clash of the titans the 1981 film edited entry h2g2. The oracle of apollo told acrisius that she had some good news and some bad news.
Sep 22, 2011 my favorite classic movie monster medusa. Clash of the titans is a classic tale of the heros journey. Film locations of clash of the titans 1981 wikimedia. 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. Perseus promises to return the eye to them if they tell him how he can defeat the kraken. Since, he directed ordeal by innocence, released in 1984. Other articles where clash of the titans is discussed. The following is an overview of events in 1981 in film, including the highestgrossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths. Clash of the titans 1981 movie clash of the titans wiki fandom. Prince perseus is the sole survivor of argos, a kingdom that angered zeus.
Originally, stephen norrington was going to direct the film, but as he hadnt seen clash of the titans 1981, he wasnt sure he could make a new, yet faithful remake, so in june 2008 he handed the project over to louis leterrier. Clash of the titans 2010 film wikipedia where was clash of the titans filmed is important information accompanied by photo and hd pictures sourced from all websites in the world. Clash of the titans film series, a series of fantasy films about ancient greece. Clash of the titans is a britishamerican epic fantasy film released on june 12, 1981, loosely based on the greek myth of perseus, starring harry hamlin as perseus, judy bowker as andromeda and laurence olivier as zeus. Broccoli 007 stage, pinewood studios, iver heath, buckinghamshire, england, uk see more. How accurate were the myths in clash of the titans. Clash of the titans was directed by desmond davis, an english director, writer, cinematographer, and actor before clash of the titans, desmond davis had directed a nice girl like me, released in 1969, smashing time 1967, girl with green eyes 1964. Watch the other videos in the channels playlist clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican heroic fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis and. Apr 05, 2010 clash of the titans rules us box office the remake of the 1981 swordandsandals epic dominated business at north american cinemas, taking double the box office of its nearest rival, tyler perrys.
To win the right to marry his love andromeda and fufill his destiny, perseus must complete various tasks including. Color 118 minutes see more films from 1981 see more about this film on our blog most recent matchup discussion. While in prison, danae was visited by zeus, and impregnated her. Clash of the titans special effects feel as dated as those in the movie its remaking. This modern version is plagued by all the same problems that seem to be a part of todays movie making. Desmond davis directed the film which starred laurence olivier, harry hamlin, and claire bloom. Clash of the titans 1981 moviepedia fandom film wiki. Clash of the titans, a fantasy film about the myth of perseus. Ive never seen the 1981 original version of clash of the titans.
A film adaption of the myth of perseus and his quest to battle both medusa and the kraken monster to save the princess andromeda. Clash of the titans, the soundtrack for the 2010 film. Clash of the titans 1981 film clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican heroic fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis and written by beverley cross which retells the greek mythological story of perseus. Judi bowker was born on april 6, 1954 in shawford, hampshire, england. Apr 05, 2010 is the remake of the 1981 classic clash of the titans the worst movie of the year. Clash of the titans 1981 film locations azur window, gozo island, malta. The film is set to bring a string of big names to dinorwig, including terminator 4s. Pegasus is one of the sacred winged horses of zeus. Though he effectively retired from animation in the mid1980s, harryhausen continued to work on small projects into the 21st century. Clash of the titans 1981 film ultimate pop culture.
The cast includes names such as harry hamlin, judi bowker, maggie smith and laurence olivier. Jun 23, 2016 i filmed this at the hampton coliseum in virginia, as part of the clash of the titans tour. The original clash of the titans is of particular note because, aside from some terrible italian steve reeves movies and jason and the argonauts, it was the goto film. Clash of the titans 1981 credits clash of the titans 1981 edit. Jun 03, 20 clash of the titans, as harryhausens swan song, is a highly polished and well crafted britishamerican fantasy film. The name bubo is a scientific term for the genus of eagle owls and horned owls, which is interesting, because the robot bubo was modelled on a barn owl, which is the genus tyto, and not a bubo at all. Pegasus is a character in the 1981 film, clash of the titans.
Clash of the titans 1981 original theatrical trailer. According to the daily mail, clash of the titans is preparing. The plot revolves around the story of the greek hero perseus in the film, king acrisius of argos imprisoned his daughter danae. Do you stay true to the original sources handed down to us over millennia or do you use your own artistic license to instead create a spectacular story that will appeal to moviegoers. Ah, it could only be clash of the titans, the 2010 remake that retains the instruction to unleash the great beastie from the sea. Clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican heroic fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis and written by beverley cross which retells the greek. Clash of the titans rules us box office jeremy kay film. Regardless of the age of this film, for this movie buff the clash of the titans will be one of the few films i have to fall into and rewatch every year.1367 1242 215 525 1018 56 1480 1005 1425 469 895 286 319 618 915 899 1291 158 1450 794 634 223 1211 1171 431 1516 371 910 1046 1280 429 1097 772 1094 820 1277 1387 753 729 81 1137 1092 1067 652 1493 115 1042 83