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Clash of the Titans (1981 film) Quotes

Clash of the Titans (1981 film) is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . Clash of the Titans ended in 1970.

It features Ray Harryhausen; Charles H. Schneer as producer, Laurence Rosenthal in charge of musical score, and Ted Moore as head of cinematography.

Clash of the Titans (1981 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom, and United States. Each episode of Clash of the Titans (1981 film) is 118 minutes long. Clash of the Titans (1981 film) is distributed by United Artists.

The cast includes: Donald Houston as Acrisius, Laurence Olivier as Zeus, Maggie Smith as Thetis, Claire Bloom as Hera, Susan Fleetwood as Athena, Burgess Meredith as Ammon, Siân Phillips as Cassiopeia, and Harry Hamlin as Perseus.

Clash of the Titans (1981 film) Quotes

Maggie Smith as Thetis

  • (Maggie Smith) "So many women, and all these transformations and disguises he invents in order to seduce them. Sometimes a shower of gold, sometimes a bull or a swan. Why, once he even tried to ravish me disguised as a cuttlefish."
  • (Claire Bloom) "Did he succeed?"
  • (Maggie Smith) "Certainly not."
  • (Susan Fleetwood) "What did you do?"
  • (Maggie Smith) "Beat him at his own game. I simply turned myself into a shark."
  • (Maggie Smith) "Hear me, vain and foolish mortal woman. You dare compare your daughter's beauty to mine and in my own sacred sanctuary? You will repent your boast and the cruel injury you have inflicted on my son, Calibos."
  • (Siân Phillips) "Forgive. Forgive."
  • (Maggie Smith) "In 30 days, on the eve of the longest day of the year, your daughter Andromeda must be taken to the sacrificial rock at the edge of the sea, there bound and chained to the stone. She must be unknown to man, a virgin. A sacrifice suitable for the Kraken. She must be delivered to the Kraken at the setting of the sun or else the Kraken will destroy all Joppa and everyone within the city. For the insult you have done to me and the cruel injury inflicted on my son, I demand the life of Andromeda. In 30 days."

Laurence Olivier as Zeus

  • (Laurence Olivier) "Perseus and Andromeda will be happy together. Have fine sons -- rule wisely -- And to perpetuate the story of his courage, I command that from henceforth, he will be set among the stars and constellations. He, Perseus, the lovely Andromeda, the noble Pegasus, and even the vain Cassiopeia. Let the stars be named after them forever. As long as man shall walk the Earth and search the night sky in wonder, they will remember the courage of Perseus forever. Even if we, the gods, are abandoned or forgotten, the stars will never fade. Never. They will burn till the end of the time."
  • (Laurence Olivier) "Find, and fulfill your destiny."
  • (Laurence Olivier) "Release the Krakken."

Burgess Meredith as Ammon

  • (Burgess Meredith) "Oh impetuous -- foolish -- Ah dear, the young. Why do they never listen? When will they ever learn?"
  • (Burgess Meredith) "I was partial to tragedy in my youth. That was before experience taught me that life was tragical enough without my having to write about it."
  • (Burgess Meredith) "Who are you?"
  • (Burgess Meredith) "Call no man happy who is not dead."

Harry Hamlin as Perseus

  • (Harry Hamlin) "How may a mortal man face and defeat the Kraken?"
  • (Stygian Witch) "The Kraken is invulnerable. 100 men could not fight him."
  • (Unnamed) "An army could not kill him."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "Nothing is invulnerable.There must be a way."
  • (Unnamed) "Perhaps, one way."
  • (Stygian Witch) "But a way even more dangerous than the Kraken itself."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "Tell me."
  • (Unnamed) "Give me the eye and l'll tell you."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "First, tell me."
  • (Unnamed) "The head of Medusa. The Gorgon."
  • (Stygian Witch) "One look from the head of Medusa can turn all creatures into stone. No matter how huge and powerful. And her blood is a deadly venom."
  • (Unnamed) "A Titan against a Titan."
  • (Unnamed) "You must win Medusa's head. She's not going to give it to you. As a present. As difficult and dangerous -- as to vanquish 1000 Krakens. Your only chance against the Kraken. Give us the eye. We have answered your question."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "One more question.lf the eyes of Medusa -- even after her death can turn all living creatures into stone -- what about the blood?"
  • (Stygian Witch) "Deadly and poisonous."

Siân Phillips as Cassiopeia

  • (Princess Andromeda) "You."
  • (Siân Phillips) "You know him?"
  • (Princess Andromeda) "Only -- from a dream."
  • (Princess Andromeda) "I beg you, abandon me."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "Ask your riddle."
  • (Princess Andromeda) "In my mind's eyes I see -- three circles joined in priceless, graceful harmony. Two full as the moon. One hollow as a crown. Two from the sea, five fathoms down. One from the earth, deep under the ground. The whole, a mark of high renown. Tell me, what can it be?"
  • (Harry Hamlin) "Have courage, princess. What can it be? Three circles joined. Two moons and a crown."
  • (Princess Andromeda) "Tell me."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "The answer is a ring. Two pearls in a circle of gold. The ring of the Lord of the Marsh. The pearl ring of Calibos. Here, on the claw hand of Calibos himself."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "The ring. A gift from his mother -- the goddess Thetis. Is that the answer?"
  • (Harry Hamlin) "Is that the answer? Tell me."
  • (Princess Andromeda) "Yes."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "We fought in the swamp."
  • (Harry Hamlin) "I spared his life on one condition. That he renounce his curse. There will be no more bonfires. No more nightmares. Light has conquered darkness. You're free."

Donald Houston as Acrisius

  • (Donald Houston) "Bear witness, Zeus, and all you gods on high Olympus. I condemn my daughter Danae, and her son Perseus to the sea. Her guilt and sin have brought shame to Argos. I, Acrisius the King, now purge her crime and restore my honor. Their blood is not on my hands."

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