Peplum films (also known as Sword-and-Sandal films) included here are the Italian-made epics from 1958 to 1965.

The term "peplum" , meaning "tunic", comes from the Greek language.

Many of these films have been released using alternate titles in different countries.


ATLAS IN THE LAND OF THE CYCLOPS (1963) aka: Maciste Nella Terra Del Ciclopi


THE CONQUEROR OF ATLANTIS (1965)


DEVIL OF THE DESERT AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES (1964)

DUEL OF THE TITANS (1961) aka: Romulus & Remus


FIRE MONSTERS AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES (1962) aka: Colossus of the Stone Age

FURY OF THE HEADHUNTERS (1963)


THE GIANT OF MARATHON (1959)

THE GIANTS OF THESSALY (1960)

GOLIATH AGAINST THE GIANTS (1961)


HERCULES AND THE TYRANTS OF BABYLON (1964)

HERCULES AGAINST MOLOCH (1963)

HERCULES AGAINST THE MOON MEN (1964)

HERCULES AGAINST THE SONS OF THE SUN (1964)

HERCULES OF THE DESERT (1964)

HERCULES, SAMSON AND ULYSSES (1964)

HERCULES THE AVENGER (1965)


THE INVINCIBLE BROTHERS MACISTE (1964)


KINDAR THE INVULNERABLE (1965)


THE LOVES OF HERCULES (1960) aka: Hercules vs. the Hydra


MACISTE IN KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1964)

MAGNIFICENT GLADIATOR (1964)

MOLE MEN AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES (1961)

MY SON, THE HERO (1962)


REVENGE OF THE GLADIATORS (1964)

REVOLT OF THE SLAVES (1961)


SAMSON (1961)

SAMSON AND THE SEA BEAST (1963)

SAMSON AND THE 7 MIRACLES OF THE WORLD (1961)

7 REBEL GLADIATORS (1965)

THE SLAVE (1962)

SON OF HERCULES IN THE LAND OF FIRE (1963)

SON OF SAMSON (1960)

SPARTACUS AND THE TEN GLADIATORS (1964)


TAUR THE MIGHTY (1963)

THE TERROR OF ROME AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES (1964)

THARUS, SON OF ATTILA (1962)

THE TRIUMPH OF HERCULES (1964)

TRIUMPH OF THE TEN GLADIATORS (1964)


URSUS (1961) aka: The Mighty Ursus


THE VENGEANCE OF URSUS (1961)

VULCAN, SON OF JUPITER (1962)


THE WITCH'S CURSE (1962) aka: Maciste all'Inferno


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