Clash of the Titans (1981 film)

Clash of the Titans is a 1981 fantasy adventure film directed by Desmond Davis and written by Beverley Cross which is loosely based on the Greek myth of Perseus. It stars Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Burgess Meredith, Maggie Smith and Laurence Olivier. The film features the final work of stop-motion visual effects artist Ray Harryhausen. It was released on June 12, 1981 and grossed $41 million at the North American box office,[6] which made it the 11th-highest-grossing film of the year.[7] A novelization of the film by Alan Dean Foster was published in 1981.

Clash of the Titans
Film poster by Brothers Hildebrandt
Directed byDesmond Davis
Written byBeverley Cross
Based onPerseus
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyTed Moore
Edited byTimothy Gee
Music byLaurence Rosenthal
Color processMetrocolor
Production
company
Distributed byUnited Artists (United States/Canada)
Cinema International Corporation (international)
Release dates
  • June 12, 1981 (1981-06-12) (US)
  • July 2, 1981 (1981-07-02) (UK)
Running time
118 minutes[1]
Countries
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$9 million[2] or $15 million[3][4]
Box office$70 million[5]

Warner Bros. released a 3D remake on April 2, 2010.[8][9]


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