over 3 years
this movie is nuts! must see to believe. Ed wood level bad.
over 6 years
Fluctuates between embarrassingly unwatchable and lovably hilarious. Watch for the bear.
almost 7 years
Poorly made in almost every conceivable way and Arnold can barely speak English yet.
Hercules in New York is a 1969 fantasy adventure film. It is known for being the first feature film to star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was about 22 years old when the film was produced. However, it is one of the films that Schwarzenegger admits regretting.
Playing the film's title character, Schwarzenegger, because of his long last name and to play off the name of fellow cast member comedian Arnold Stang, is credited as "Arnold Strong Mr. Universe".
Due to his thick Austrian accent, Schwarzenegger had all his lines dubbed, although modern showings of the film have his audio track restored. However, even these restored showings cannot change the final scene's lines that Hercules speaks to Pretzie over a small transistor radio, in a voice that is clearly not Schwarzenegger's.
On October 19, 2006, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Premiere Pictures was auctioning off the rights to the film on eBay for a minimum bid of $550,000.
The film begins with Hercules at Olympus, berating...