Jason and the Argonauts | Full Movie

Jason and the Argonauts
  • G
  • 1h 44m
  • 1963
Certified Fresh93%
Common Sense Media Iconage 6+
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Fantastic special effects by Ray Harryhausen and exciting mythological adventure make this a film that is fun for everyone. It's the story of Jason (Todd Armstrong), a fearless sailor and explorer, who returns to the kingdom of Thessaly after a 20-year voyage to make his rightful claim to the throne. But to do so, Jason must first find the magical Golden Fleece. He selects a crew and with the help of Hera, Queen of the Gods, sets sail in search of the Fleece. Jason and his crew must overcome incredible obstacles including a 100-foot bronze giant, the venomous Hydra huge creature with the heads of seven snakes, and a spectacular battle with an army of skeletons.
© 1963 , renewed 1991 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh93%
Critics Consensus: Don Chaffey's Jason and the Argonauts is an outlandish, transportive piece of nostalgia whose real star is the masterful stop-motion animation work of Ray Harryhausen.
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Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

The $3 million film has a workable scenario and has been directed resourcefully and spiritedly by...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Tom Milne
Fresh

Great fun, as these things go, with a Bernard Herrmann score to boot.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Howard Thompson
Rotten

This absurd, unwieldy adventure -- if that's the word -- is no worse, but certainly no better, tha...

June 21, 2017
TIME Magazine
Rotten

The straight story of Jason's exploits, told with magic and imagination and a minimum of studio tr...

June 16, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
A stop-motion animation masterwork.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that some viewers may find an army of screeching, sword-wielding skeletons dismaying. Hercules' stealing imperils his fellow Argonauts. Harpies pester a blind man.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Sword & Sandal, Sword & Sorcery, Classics
  • Release Date:June 19, 1963
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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