Hercules

Hercules

Premiere Release Date: June 14, 1997
Official Release Date: June 27, 1997
Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. © 1997
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
MPAA Rating
: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)
Length: 92 Minutes

Cast and Characters
  Cast Character/Performance Notes
Tawatha Agee additional voice
Tawatha Agee 'Zero To Hero'
Jack Angel additional voice
Barbara Barrie Alcmene
Roger Bart Hercules young; singing
Michelle Beauchamp video reference crew
Shelton Becton additional voice
Bob Bergen additional voice
Mary Kay Bergman Earthquake Lady
Michael Bolton 'Go The Distance (End Title)'
Ungela Brockman dancer video reference cast
Rodger Bumpass additional voice
Corey Burton Burnt Man
Jim Cummings Nessus
Jennifer Darling additional voice
Keith David Apollo
Debi Derryberry additional voice
Danny DeVito Philoctetes
Tate Donovan Hercules adult
Paddi Edwards Fate
Susan Egan Megara
Samantha Eggar Hera
Bill Farmer additional voice
Cheryl Freeman Melpomene credited as 'Muse'
Kathleen Freeman Heavyset Woman
Matt Frewer Panic
Robert Gant video reference cast
Kathy Garver video reference cast
Bobcat Goldthwait Pain
Milt Grayson additional voice
Bug Hall Little Boy actually 'Pain' or 'Panic' in disguise
Kellen Hathaway Little Boy actually 'Pain' or 'Panic' in disguise
Charlton Heston narrator
Hal Holbrook Amphitryon
Joshua Keaton Hercules young; speaking
Wayne Knight Demetrius
LaChanze Terpsichore credited as 'Muse'
Sherry Lynn additional voice
Mickie McGowan additional voice
Aaron Michael Metchik Ithicles
Randi Pareira dancer video reference cast
Denise Pickering additional voice
Patrick Pinney Cyclops
Amanda Plummer Fate
Phil Proctor additional voice
Jan Rabson additional voice
Roz Ryan Thalia credited as 'Muse'
Paul Shaffer Hermes
Kelly Sheerin dancer video reference cast
Carole Shelley Fate
Joseph R. Sicari video reference cast
Kyausha Simpson dancer video reference cast
Riley Steiner additional voice
Vaneese Thomas Clio credited as 'Muse'
Fonzi Thornton additional voice
Rip Torn Zeus
Erik von Detten additional voice
Dee Dee Weathers dancer  video reference cast
Lillias White Calliope credited as 'Lead Muse'
Ken Williams additional voice
Matthew T. Wilson video reference cast
James Woods Hades
Hercules baby
Hydra
Pegasus
Pegasus baby
Penelope

Music
Songs: Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by David Zippel
Original Score by Alan Menken
Songs & Score Conducted by Michael Kosarin

Songs
 Song Composer/ Lyricist Performers Notes
Go The Distance Roger Bart as Hercules
Go The Distance (End Title) Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by David Zippel Michael Bolton
Go The Distance (Reprise) Roger Bart as Hercules
The Gospel Truth I Cheryl Freeman as Melpomene, Roz Ryan as Thalia, LaChanze as Terpsichore, Vaneese Thomas as Clio, & Lillias White as Calliope
The Gospel Truth II Roz Ryan as Thalia
The Gospel Truth III Cheryl Freeman as Melpomene, LaChanze as Terpsichore, Vaneese Thomas as Clio, & Lillias White as Calliope
I Won’t Say (I’m In Love) Susan Egan as Megara, Cheryl Freeman as Melpomene, LaChanze as Terpsichore, Vaneese Thomas as Clio, & Lillias White as Calliope
One Last Hope Danny DeVito as Philoctetes
A Star Is Born Cheryl Freeman as Melpomene, Roz Ryan as Thalia, LaChanze as Terpsichore, Vaneese Thomas as Clio, & Lillias White as Calliope
Zero To Hero Tawatha Agee, Cheryl Freeman as Melpomene, Roz Ryan as Thalia, LaChanze as Terpsichore, Vaneese Thomas as Clio, & Lillias White as Calliope
Awards
Award Year Winner/ Nominee Category Recipient Notes
Academy Awards 1997 (70th) Nominee Music (Original Song) Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by David Zippel 'Go The Distance'
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Nominee Best Animated Feature Walt Disney Productions
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Winner Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a Feature Production Ron Clements & John Musker
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Winner Best Individual Achievement: Effects Animation Mauro Maressa
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Winner Best Individual Achievement: Character Animation Nik Ranieri Hercules
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Nominee Best Individual Achievement: Character Animation Ken Duncan Meg
Annie Awards 1997 (25th) Winner Best Individual Achievement: Producing in a Feature Production Alice Dewey, Ron Clements, & John Musker

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