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. I wasnt originally planning on seeing this new updated version either. 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. The production is gearing up to start filming in north wales. To win the right to marry his love andromeda and fufill his destiny, perseus must complete various tasks including. Other articles where clash of the titans is discussed. Clash of the titans soundtrack from 1981, composed by laurence rosenthal. Clash of the titans 1981 film ultimate pop culture. No way will i make a case for the first titans in 1981, b. Clash of the titans is a 1981 britishamerican fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis, involving the greek hero perseus.
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. 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. The screenplay might feel a bit choppy at times due to the final cut, so find the extended version. Preparation works began at dinorwig quarry last week for the remake of the 1981 movie clash of the titans.
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. Clash of the titans is and always will be a thoroughly entertaining film. 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. 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. Sep 22, 2011 my favorite classic movie monster medusa.
Film ciocnirea titanilor clash of the titans filme 1981 filme. Since, he directed ordeal by innocence, released in 1984. Clash of the titans 1981 film mythology wiki fandom. Perseus, with bubos help, manages to snatch from the three cannibalistic witches a magical glass orb which is their communal eye. Metrogoldwynmayer mgm released clash of the titans on june 12, 1981. 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.
This clip is meant to be used for educational purposes. Perseus promises to return the eye to them if they tell him how he can defeat the kraken. Filming locations 16 filming dates 1 filming locations. Its got blood and thunder and lots of gory details, all presented with enormous gusto and style. Slayer hampton, va july 1, 1991 clash of the titans. Prince perseus is the sole survivor of argos, a kingdom that angered zeus.
Clash of the titans is the 1981 film adaptation of the greek myth of perseus played by harry hamlin. 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. 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 2010 film clash of the titans is a 2010 americanaustralian action adventure fantasy film and remake of the 1981 film of the same name produced by mgm the rights to which had been acquired by warner bros. Apr 06, 2011 the classic greek myth of perseus and andromeda retold with an allstar cast. Movies locations people blog articles site info contact donate. This show was transferred directly from the master copy, so this is the best quality out there. 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.
To bring any greek myth fantasy to the big screen can be problematic. Clash of the titans 1981 movie clash of the titans wiki fandom. Pegasus 1981 film clash of the titans franchise wiki. Friends who saw it told me it was a laughable hoot. Thank you, rarelust, and thank you, ray harryhausenyouve inspired generations. Desmond davis directed the film which starred laurence olivier, harry hamlin, and claire bloom. British filming locations for the movie clash of the titans 2010 including maps, screenshots, and other nearby film locations. Clash of the titans, a fantasy film about the myth of perseus.
Clash of the titans 1981 directed by desmond davis. The oracle of apollo told acrisius that she had some good news and some bad news. Film locations of clash of the titans 1981 wikimedia. It was produced by stopmotion visual effect artist ray harryhausen. New clash of the titans filming locations movieweb. 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. Bubo made a cameo appearance in clash of the titans 2010. 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. I ignored this film when it first came out in 1981. Jun 18, 2009 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 1981 britishamerican heroic fantasy adventure film directed by desmond davis and written by beverley cross which retells the greek mythological story of perseus.
Clash of the titans 1981 movies, tv, celebs, and more. 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 film series, a series of fantasy films about ancient greece. Recordings in 1997 peg014 a28693 containing music from clash of the titans 1981. Though he effectively retired from animation in the mid1980s, harryhausen continued to work on small projects into the 21st century. Nice work if you could get it and sir laurence olivier could.
Clash of the titans, a video game inspired by the 2010 film. Clash of the titans 1981 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. 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. 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. Color 118 minutes see more films from 1981 see more about this film on our blog most recent matchup discussion. Genres studios franchises top 10 lists years films. One day, calibos kills the majority of the race of the winged horses, with only pegasus remaining the last of.
Characters are timeless, costuming, makeup, music and cast are all timeless. Clash of the titans 1981 film pop culture wiki fandom. This modern version is plagued by all the same problems that seem to be a part of todays movie making. Stop isp blocking and throttling, protect your privacy w. Pegasus is one of the sacred winged horses of zeus. 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. 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. She is an actress, known for clash of the titans 1981, brother sun, sister moon 1972 and south riding 1974.
Jun 16, 2017 clash of the titans 1981 film locations azur window, gozo island, malta. Epic places clash of the titans 1981 film locations. While in prison, danae was visited by zeus, and impregnated her. 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 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 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. Et ass dee leschte film, bei deem e mat senger stopmotiontechnik zum asaz koum um spaweck. Clash of the titans rules us box office jeremy kay film. Clash of the titans 1981 encounter with medusa youtube. This is from the clash of the titans film of 1981 and is a two minute clip of the medusa scene. The mhm podcast network movie synopsis and film summary of clash of the titans 1981 starring laurence olivier, harry hamlin, and claire bloom. Clash of the titans 1981 film locations azur window, gozo island, malta. Clash of the titans 1981 from myth to movie mana pop. The witches tell him the only way to defeat the kraken is by using the head of another of the titans, medusa the gorgon.
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 naslov prevoden kao sudar titana i borba titana je britanskoamericki fantasticnopustolovni film snimljen 1981. Ive never seen the 1981 original version of clash of the titans. Clash of the titans medusa battle original 1981 youtube. 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 1981 moviepedia fandom film wiki. Key parts of the story are here but often in the wrong context or order. Pegasus is a character in the 1981 film, clash of the titans. Clash of the titans is a britishamerican fantasy action film franchise based on characters and myths of ancient greek mythology. 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.
It stars harry hamlin, judi bowker, burgess meredith, maggie smith and laurence olivier. Clash of the titans 1981 official trailer laurence olivier, harry. Judi bowker was born on april 6, 1954 in shawford, hampshire, england. British filming locations for the movie clash of the titans 1981 including maps, screenshots, and other nearby film locations. Apr 05, 2010 is the remake of the 1981 classic clash of the titans the worst movie of the year. Clash of the titans special effects feel as dated as those in the movie its remaking. Broccoli 007 stage, pinewood studios, iver heath, buckinghamshire, england, uk see more. 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 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. There were just too many cool films to see that year.
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 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. Clash of the titans, the soundtrack for the 2010 film. 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. According to the daily mail, clash of the titans is preparing. 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. I dont think anyone would claim that clash of the titans is a profound or deep movie. Clash of the titans is a fantasy film directed by desmond davis that was originally released in 1981. Once in a while, he would come to a lake in a marsh and drink from it. 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. 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. A film adaption of the myth of perseus and his quest to battle both medusa and the kraken monster to save the princess andromeda. A bigbudget blockbuster remake is readying for a shoot in north wales.
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. The machinations of gods above and the fates of man and monsters here below play out in 1981 s clash of the titans. Clash of the titans 1981 credits clash of the titans 1981 edit. The plot revolves around the story of the greek hero perseus in the film, king acrisius of argos imprisoned his daughter danae.
Clash of the titans the 1981 film edited entry h2g2. How accurate were the myths in clash of the titans. The cast includes names such as harry hamlin, judi bowker, maggie smith and laurence olivier. The film is set to bring a string of big names to dinorwig, including terminator 4s. 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. Clash of the titans 1981 original theatrical trailer. Jun 23, 2016 i filmed this at the hampton coliseum in virginia, as part of the clash of the titans tour. Jun 03, 20 clash of the titans, as harryhausens swan song, is a highly polished and well crafted britishamerican fantasy film. A goofy, oldschool swordandsandal epic, clash of the titans mines. The first film, clash of the titans, was released in 1981 with a remake made in 2010. The film that closed the era of most of our childhoods, as ray harryhausen went out on top. 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. The story is very loosely based on the greek myth of perseus. Clash of the titans is a classic tale of the heros journey.1192 762 384 172 110 526 1024 170 1268 36 1115 835 847 561 1257 314 601 691 1138 288 480 1365 715 396 7 158 128 624 1398