Essay on Comparing Clash of the Titans 2010 and 1981

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Movie Summary Paper: Clash of the Titans (2010) The 2010 remake of Clash of the Titans was released to theaters on April 2, 2010. It made $493,214,993 in gross revenue and was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film begins with the introduction of the Titans. The titans ruled the earth before they were overthrown by the Olympians, specifically Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades. The ruler of the Titans was Cronus. Most of the Titans fought with Cronus against his father Zeus, but ended up being banished to Tartarus, which is located beneath the underworld. 2,000 years later, a fisherman named Spyros finds a coffin in the sea. A baby and with its dead mother are found in the coffin. Spyros adopts the boy, names him Perseus, and raises …show more content…

While Hades is leaving, he labels Perseus as a demigod. Then, Hermes informs Zeus that his son Perseus is alive and is in Argos. Zeus refuses to protect his son since he is residing in enemy territory. Later on, Cepheus imprisons Perseus, because he will not fight with Argos against the gods. In order to punish King Cepheus for his war on the gods, Zeus disguised himself as Acrisius, seduced Danae and impregnating her. Acrisius later sets Danae and the baby Perseus adrift in their coffin. After learning that killing the Kraken would allow him to have his revenge against Hades, who he blames for his family's deaths, Perseus agrees to lead Argos's finest soldiers on a quest to find the Kraken. Hades then finds Acrisius, now called Calibos, and reveals his plan to use the Kraken to destroy Argos. Hades imbues Calibos with superhuman powers in order to kill Perseus. While in the woods with his soliders, Perseus discovers a sword in Olympus, as well as Zeus's sacred herd of Pegasi. Perseus refuses the offering of the sword and a Pegasus as assistance because Perseus does not wish to become a god. While, Calibos then tries to kill Perseus, Draco cuts off his hand, but Calibos' blood transforms into giant scorpions, which attack Perseus and kill all of his soliders, except for Draco, Solon, Eusebios and Ixas. Later on, Perseus is visited by Zeus who offers him to live

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