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Your favorite bad scene


This movie is just plum full of outragous/moronic scenes and I am curious what everone's favorite scene was. I thought Herc fighting the giant mechanical bee was just the best. WTF?!?! Who thought of that idea. Did produceres Golan-Globus read the script and go "Herc fighting a giant mechanical bee....that's sounds really cool!". Yes it's cool...but really stupid as well.

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LOL...this has to be the best "bad" movie ever made! By far my favorite scene is what when Hercules tries to rescue his dad from a grizzly bear. Herc punches and tackles the bear (a guy in a bad suit mixed with stock footage of a real bear). He knocks the bear out and upon finding his dad dead, the chucks the bear into space!!! Me and my sister abound died laughing seeing the fake bear float through space and then form a constilation!!! Easly one of the best bad movie scenes of all time!

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Ferrigno casually throwing his drink into Danning's face makes me laugh. I also think the usurper king's dubbed-in line reading when he finds baby Herc has been carried away is hilarious ("the baaa-beeeeee!"). Herc's snit fit when Circe takes him to Africa (?!) is a hoot. Herc (who seems pretty thick in the head several times during the movie) throws up his hands and complains "This does not look like Thera! This does not look like the place!".

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To me the best thing in this movie is Hercule´s solution to most of his problems: he trows it on the SPACE! he get the bear and launch the poor bastard in space... he take a huge piece of wood to figth some awful gladiators and then LAUNCH THE wood on the space... he ties a rock to the car and LAUNCH IT on the space! It´s just great and random!

"Dadinho é o CARALHO! Meu nome agora é Zé Pequeno PORRA!"

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I haven't seen this movie since the mid-80s, until today that is. Holy crap I forgot how awesome that scene is with the bear being chucked into the cosmos! And yes it appears Hercules' answer to most problems is to throw something into space. This is one of the greatest so-bad-it-rocks movies ever made.

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I really like the fight at the end. Minos spinning around with his fire sword is so cheesy, and then when he is stabbed, the look on his face is priceless. Also, when he splits the two continents apart...tons of bad acting...

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For me the best scene is the chariot ride through space. It's hysterical. Man, I can't even think about it without laughing.

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my favorite scene has to be towards the end when that one guy is just talking about some stupid, non-sensical crap (like the plot itself) and in the middle of his rambling says something like "Wait, where was I?". I don't know if the script is so bad that the writer thought that would be good or if they forgot to edit it out.

Cannon made such classics in the 80s. Hercules, Invasion USA, Death Wish 3, Tough Guys Don't Dance, Delta Force...

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Definitely the scene where, after he chucks the grizzly into space, an image appears in the stars of the bear crying out in anguish like Mufasa speaking from the heavens.

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I loved it when baby Hercules crushed the heads of two lethal serpents with his tiny, yet powerful hands. Moreover, the bear fight sequence was positively sidesplitting!

"We're all part Shatner/And part James Dean/Part Warren Oates/And Steven McQueen"

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Especially the second or two which showed the snakes heads being squeezed off. They were clearly adult hands. The snakes themselves could have been better done in 7th grade art class!

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Any scene where Lou's hearing aid can be seen. There are a couple. Like right after the bear fight scene, you can see it. And some other parts as well.

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Haha, i agree with all of the aforementioned scenes (especially the log and bear chuck into space rotfl). Another one is when Herc leaps like 15 feet into the air to dodge the blades on the chariot wheels (why he felt the need to leap FIFTEEN feet high is beyond me), but on the second pass he just STANDS there and they break off upon hitting his legs. It's like, what was the point leaping in the first place if he knew they wouldn't hurt him. lol

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As the evil Sybil Danning poised to toss her spear at our hero and lady in distress, Hercules "outdraws" her by flinging his sword into her stomach. That's gotta hurt!

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