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This free Hercules clip art is of large format and is suitable for presentations and projects and school usage for both students and educaters etc. The large images are too big for use on the internet. However you may use the thumbnail clip art pictures for web pages. Selections of both colour and black and white clip art are available, tha latter are suitable for coloring books. Please do not use them in any other collections of clipart.

Hercules is a 1997 American animated feature film, produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released on June 27, 1997 by Walt Disney Pictures. The thirty-fifth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, the film was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. Noted British caricaturist Gerald Scarfe contributed the original designs for each key characters, the fundamentals of which were used throughout the film. This movie was based on the legendary Greek mythology hero Heracles (known in the film by his Roman name, Hercules), the son of Zeus, in Greek mythology. This is the second Disney film to be based off Greek Mythology, the first one being the Pastoral Symphony segment from Disney's Fantasia. The storyline also draws inspiration from The Karate Kid, Rocky, Superman: The Movie, Superman II, and most notably, Hercules in New York. Though Hercules did not match the financial success of Disney's early-1990s releases, the film made $99 million in revenue in the United States during its theatrical release  and $252,700,000 worldwide. The film is part of the Disney Renaissance that started in 1989 and ended in 1999.

Hercules was later followed by the direct-to-video prequel Hercules: Zero to Hero, which served as a prequel to Hercules: The Animated Series, a syndicated Disney TV series focusing on Hercules during his time at the Prometheus academy.





Last updated February 2009