• Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

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Release Date: June 19th, 1963

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2000

G|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
After saving the life of his royal father's usurper, Pelias (Douglas Wilmer), whom he fails to recognize, Jason (Todd Armstrong) is encouraged by the conniving murderer to begin a quest in search of the Golden Fleece. In doing so, Pelias hopes for Jason's death to thwart the prophecy that he will reclaim the throne. Along the journey, Jason is protected by the goddess Hera (Honor Blackman), and his crew includes Hercules (Nigel Green) and Acastus (Gary Raymond), a saboteur planted by Pelias.

Cast: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Honor Blackman, Nigel Green, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis, Michael Gwynn

Director: Don Chaffey

Genres: Fantasy, Family

Production Co: Morningside Worldwide S.A., Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Criterion Collection, Columbia TriStar Home Video, Columbia Pictures, RCA/Columbia