Hercules (1997 movie)

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Directed by Ron Clements
John Musker
Produced by Ron Clements
John Musker
Written by Ron Clements
John Musker
Barry Johnson
Narrated by Charlton Heston
Starring Tate Donovan
Danny DeVito
James Woods
Susan Egan
Rip Torn
Music by Alan Menken
Editing by Tom Finan
Robert Hedland
Studio Walt Disney Feature Animation
Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures
Release date(s) June 27, 1997 (1997-06-27) (United States)
Running time 93 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $85 million[1]
Money made $252,712,101[1]

Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical movie. It was produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 35th animated movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The movie was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. The movie is based on the legendary Greek mythology hero Heracles (known in the movie by his Roman name, Hercules), the son of Zeus, in Greek mythology.

"Go the Distance" was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. It lost both to Celine Dion's hit "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic.

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Awards and nominations[change | change source]

  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards[5]
  • Favorite Animated Family Movie (Nominated)
  • Favorite Song from a Movie - "Go the Distance" (Nominated)
  • Best Performance in a Voice Over Role - Young Actor Josh Keaton for Young Hercules's voice (Nominated)
Result Award Winner/Nominee Recipient(s)
Nominated Animated Theatrical Feature
Won Individual Achievement in Producing Alice Dewey (Producer)
John Musker (Producer)
Ron Clements (Producer)
Won Individual Achievement in Directing John Musker (Director)
Ron Clements (Director)
Nominated Individual Achievement in Character Animation Ken Duncan (Supervising Animator - Meg)
Won Individual Achievement in Character Animation Nik Ranieri (Supervising Animator - Hades)
Won Individual Achievement in Effects Animation Mauro Maressa (Effects Supervisor)

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