Clash of the Titans

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Clash of the Titans (1981) is the original Romantic Fantasy adventure about the Greek gods and the life of the heroic Perseus who rescued Aphrodite from a sea monster. Along the way, he meets the flying horse Pegasus, the small mechanical owl, Bubo, and other mythical beings. Old but decent, Clash of the Titans will stir nostalgia in even the forgettable.

Erik M.

Continuity mistake: In the beginning scene, the ruler of Argos is condemning his daughter and son to the sea with a group of guards present at the shore. While he is giving his speech, there is a brief moment when the whole group can be seen getting drenched by a wave crashing ashore, but in the very next moment of his speech - even up to the daughter's cast off - no one is wet.

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Acrisius: Bear witness, Zeus, and all you gods on high Olympus! I condemn my daughter Danae, and her son Perseus to the sea! Her guilt and sin have brought shame to Argos! I, Acrisius the King, now purge her crime and restore my honor! Their blood is not on my hands.

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Trivia: Although she is listed on the poster and has main title billing, Ursula Andress has only one line of dialogue in the film.

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Question: Is it me, or does Medusa's head open her eyes as Perseus holds her head up after leaving the temple?

Answer: To me, it just looks like the way the prop catches the light as the actor lifts it up, and then higher up, the angle of the prop isn't catching the light in the same way.

Bishop73

Answer: I watched this scene several times on YouTube. When Perseus walks out with the severed head, the eyes are closed. Just as Perseus raises it, Medusa's eyes suddenly appear to open. Zeus is then heard telling Perseus to "fulfil his destiny" amid the thunder and lightning. Her eyes are wide open at this point. I interpreted this as showing that Medusa's power still resides within the head, even though she is dead.

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