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Disney's Hercules is highly stylized. It was an anachronistic musical, based loosely on Greek mythology. Some concepts were adapted to be more understandable to modern audiences, such as the battle of good vs evil / Heaven vs Underworld, an idea which is not present in the source material. As the film was meant to be family-friendly, Disney chose to clean up more unsavory story elements, such as Hercules' birth being the result of adultery.
- Disney uses the Roman name instead of his Greek name, Heracles.
- He was born a mortal and became immortal, rather than losing his immortality.
- Hercules is the son of Zeus and Alcmena, not Hera.
- Hera (Zeus' wife) sends the snakes to kill the infant, not Hades.
- Pegasus does not accompany Hercules on his adventures.
- Hades is god of the Underworld, but he is not considered evil in Greek myths. All mortals go to the Underworld after death, regardless of sin or virtue.
- The Moerae and Graeae have been merged in the Disney film into one group of characters (called the Moerae).
- Philoctetes did not train Hercules; he was only a child when Hercules died.
- Megara and Hercules' first wife, Deianira, are merged to create one character (called Megara or Meg). Megara did not sell her soul to the Underworld and never saved Hercules.
- The Hydra was in Lerna, not Thebes.
- Hercules did not kill the Minotaur or Medusa.
- The Cyclopes were allies of Zeus.
- Hercules did descend to the Underworld; however, he was not immortal at this time. He went to capture Cerberus.
- Hades was never defeated as he wasn't considered an bad god.
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Hercules is in Greek and Roman myths. He is a demigod and the son of Zeus.
It depends on which movie of Hercules you are referring to - there are a few of them.
The characters (except the "bad guy" in the myth is Juno, and in the movie its Hades) , and their basic roles.
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There were actually 11 presented in the film.
"Hercules" is the Roman name for the Greek god "Heracles" .
Hercules is the God's Roman name; Heracles is his Greek name
If you mean the Muses. There are 5 not 3 but the singers are, Lillias White, Vaneese Thomas, Cheryl Freeman, LaChanze & Roz Ryan.
Batman is mortal, Hercules only half. Batman is modern & more cerebral using multi technologies & Herc was more of a gladiator.
Hercules means glory of hera to appease hera because he was the son of one of many of Zeus affairs. Hera cause much trouble to Hercules making him kill his family n stuff he w…as condemned to horrible tasks and deed to make his rights wrong in the end he was killed i believe by his new wife who thought he was cheating on him she was tricked by here to put poison in he cloak tellin her it would make him want her again
The Hercules for myth is more violent than in the movies Ofcorse because it's a kids movie!
Hera is a goddess who is Hercules's mother, and the wife of Zeus.
I'm not sure but i think there isn't a second movie. :);):( BYE love lboogie97
superman is an alien and hercules is an olympian god