Colossus and the Amazon Queen


When strongman Glauco is tricked into going on a sea voyage by his friend Pirro, both of them find themselves on the island of the Amazons during a feud over the succession of the throne. They'll need all their wits to get out alive. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page.

Colossus and the Amazon Queen (Italian: La regina delle Amazzoni) is a 1960 Italian sword and sandal satire comedy film directed by Vittorio Sala. The film is also known as Colossus and the Amazons (International English title).


After the Trojan War, Glaucus (soldier) is the strongest man amongst the Greeks. His friend Pirro meets two men who offer him a large sum of money to persuade Glauco to sail towards unexplored shores. Pirro accepts the proposal and convinces Glauco with a trick: he hits him on his head. The ship lands at a strange place where Pirro and the other men aboard are drugged and find themselves in the hands of the Amazons. Only Glauco escapes, saved from the Egyptian inventor Sofo and he falls in love with Antiope. Between loves and duels, conspiracies and ruses, maurauding pirates will bring together Amazons and Greeks.


  • Rod Taylor as Pirro
  • Ed Fury as Glaucus (soldier)
  • Dorian Gray (actress) as Antiope
  • Daniela Rocca as Melitta
  • Gianna Maria Canale as La Regina
  • Alberto Farnese as Losco - Il pirata
  • Giorgia Moll as Amazone
  • Folco Lulli
  • Ignazio Leone as Sopho
  • Adriana Facchetti as Sacerdota
  • Paola Falchi as Amazone
  • Enzo Cerusico as Menandro
  • Marco Tulli as Eumeo - Oste
  • Maril├╣ Tolo as Amazone
  • Nadia Bianchi as Amazone
  • Maria Luisa Rispoli as Amazone
  • Carla Dody as Amazone
  • Germana Francioli as Amazone
  • Alfredo Varelli as Mercante #1
  • Gino Buzzanca as Mercante #2
  • Lilly Mantovani as Amazone
  • Tilde Damiani as Amazone
  • Renato Tagliani as Nando
  • Francesca Dean as Amazone
  • Dori Hassan as Amazone
  • Marina Lucatelli as Amazone
  • Loredana Nusciak as Amazone
  • Tiberio Murgia as Il siracusano
  • Luciana Angiolillo as Amazone
  • Mariangela Giordano as Amazone
  • Maria Pia Cohen as Amazone
  • Marietta Gennusco as Amazone
  • Lia Lena as Amazone

Category:1960 films
Category:Italian films
Category:Italian-language films
Category:1960s adventure films
Category:Peplum films

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