Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

Blu-ray Disc - 2010
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When Hades, the god of the underworld, takes his family, Perseus embarks on a mission to defeat him before he can seize ultimate power and unleash hell on earth.
Publisher: [United States] : Warner Home Video, 2010
ISBN: 9781419893025
1419893025
Characteristics: 1 blu-ray disc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc

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SnoIsleLib_CraigB Jun 30, 2018

I loved Ray Harryhausen movies when I was a kid. He always delivered the good stuff - skeletons with scimitars, bronze statues that came to life, Greek heroes and dinosaurs and giant killer bees. So, when my Mom asked me which opening movie I wanted to see, "Clash of the Titans" or "Raiders of the Lost Ark," I didn't hesitate for a moment. "Clash" won hands down. And boy did it deliver! Perseus had to fight the Medusa, the Kraken, and the whims of the gods. It was great stuff. Of course, I realized the following weekend, when Mom and I returned to see "Raiders," just how misguided my choice had been. How was I to know? "Clash" hasn't aged very well, and "Raiders" went on to be a classic, but I still have a soft spot for Harryhausen and claymation flicks like "Clash of the Titans." Anyway, for exactly one week in early June of 1981, it was my favorite movie of the summer.

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reginator_22
Jan 29, 2018

For the remake: Not as good as the original of course!!

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reginator_22
Jan 24, 2018

I remember watching this movie in middle school. A favorite of mine.

Library_Jill Jul 12, 2017

Just a really enjoyable epic fantasy adventure based in Greek mythology--each time I watch this I am surprised at how much I enjoy it. I haven't seen the original that inspired this remake, but I did pick up on a couple of jokes where they reference moments from the original movie. The actors do a nice job, the world is impressive, and there is a nice blend of action and storytelling that makes for a satisfying viewing.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jan 24, 2017

This movie is about Greek mythology and I really got the “Ancient Greek” feeling from it. Perseus is asked to somehow deal with a giant creature known as the Kraken. The Kraken is not originally from Greek mythology, but rather from Norse mythology. It is a massive sea creature that destroys ships. How can Perseus defeat something so large? The gorgon Medusa is of such a nature that if someone looks at her, they turn to stone. Perseus wants to use the head of Medusa and turn the Kraken into a large stone, ultimately defeating it. Not the best movie - the execution could’ve been better, and it became very bland and boring at times.
Rating: 2.5/5
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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1aa
Jan 17, 2017

A visually astonishing mytho-action movie. There is little character development, and the plot is simple, but its well paced and entertaining.

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TRANNY_CLONES
Jun 18, 2015

Just another extremely sleep inducing remake to another NONSENSE celluloid that is instantly forgettable period.

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cjnorthern555
Jan 02, 2015

A fair movie. The best parts where with Liam Neeson.

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AryaArias
Jul 25, 2014

I think it's pretty good. I love greek mythology

7Liberty7 Apr 18, 2014

Has a good, entertaining story and the effects were well-done. Sam Worthington did a great job starring as Perseus.

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reginator_22
Jan 24, 2018

Ammon: Call no man happy who is not dead!

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Monolith
Apr 07, 2012

Zeus: "RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!"

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