GenreAdventure, Drama Initial releaseNovember 29, 1963 (Italy) Music directorCarlo Savina
WriterAlessandro Ferrau (screenplay), Luciano Martino (screenplay), Domenico Paolella (screenplay) ScreenplayDomenico Paolella, Luciano Martino, Alessandro Ferrau CastMark Forest (Maciste), José Greci (Bianca de Tuleda), Maria Grazia Spina (Ljuba), Ken Clark (Sayan), Howard Ross (Susdal (as Renato Rossini)), Nadir Moretti (Kin Khan (as Nadir Baltimore)) Similar moviesMovies about Genghis Khan, Maciste movies, Hercules movies
Hercules against the mongols
Hercules Against the Mongols (Italian: Maciste contro i mongoli/ Maciste Against the Mongols) is a 1963 Italian peplum film directed by Domenico Paolella. Filmed in Eastmancolor.
The heirs of Genghis Khan conquered the city of Tudela and took prisoner Bianca (José Greci), the daughter of the king. Hercules (Maciste (Mark Forest) in the original version of the film) is sent to the rescue.
Mark Forest as Hercules/ Maciste
Maria Grazia Spina as Ljuba
Ken Clark as Sayan
José Greci as Bianca
Howard Ross as Susdal
Nadir Moretti as Kin Khan
Tullio Altamura as Osvaldo
Bianca Doria as Raja
Giuseppe Addobbati as The King
Referenced multiple times in John Green's Crash Course World History Series on YouTube. He commonly exemplifies how the Mongols are the exception to many generalizations about civilization. Afterwards, a three-second clip of a village raid from this movie is shown.