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Movies set in ancient Rome (Complete List)

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I realize there are other threads discussing movies set in the Roman times, but I thought it would be a good idea to consolidate them all into one easy to browse thread to help any Romanophiles round out their movie collection.

 

 

Movies:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Agora (2009)

Amazons and Gladiators - (2001)

Attila (1954)

Attila (2001)

Ben Hur (1959)

Boudica Warrior Queen (2003)

Caligula (1979)

Centurion (2010)

Cleopatra (1963)

Conqueror of Corinth (1961)

Constantine and the Cross (1963)

Coriolanus: Hero without a Country, (1963)

Dacii (1967)

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Gladiator (2000)

Hannibal (1959)

Imperium: Augustus (2003)

Imperium: Nero (2004)

Julius Caesar (1953) w/Marlon Brando

Julius Caesar (1970) w/Charlton Heston

Julius Caesar (2002)

King of Kings (1961)

Quo Vadis (1951)

Sign of the Cross (1932)

Sign of the Pagan (1954)

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (2004)

The Eagle (2011)

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

The Last Legion (2007)

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

The Robe (1953)

Titus (1999)

Up Pompeii (1971)

Further Up Pompeii (1975, 1991)

 

 

TV Series/Specials:

Age of Treason (1993)

Ben Hur (2010)

Empire (2005)

HBO's Rome (2005-2007)

I, Claudius (1976)

Masada (1981)

Spartacus: Blood & Sand/Gods of the Arena/etc. (2010-present)

The Caesars (1968)

The Cleopatras (1983)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

The Roman Mysteries (2007-2008)

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Movies:

 

The upcoming - The Eagle (of the Ninth) (2011)

The disappointing - King Arthur (2004)

 

TV Series:

 

The TV Mini series of the above - The Eagle of the Ninth (1977)

The outstanding - Chelmsford 123 (1980ish) . . . . . Mungo: They call me Mungo the Contradictory. Roman: Do they? Mungo: No.

Edited by GhostOfClayton

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Two TV series I highly recommend:

 

The Caesars (1 season, 1968)

The Roman Mysteries (2 seasons, 2007-2008)

 

-- Nephele

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TV:

Engineering an Empire (various episodes)

Roman Vice

Doctor Who: "The Romans" 1965, "The Slave Traders" 1965, "The Fires of Pompeii" 2008, "The Pandorica Opens" 2010

Star Trek: "Bread and Circuses" 1968

Xena: Warrior Princess "When Fates Collide" 2001 (Well, if we're allowing Asterix and Obelix...)

When Rome Ruled 2010

Barbarians 2008

Masada 1981

The Last Days of Pompeii 1984

 

Movies:

Titus 1999

Hannibal 1959

Attila 1954

Sign of the Pagan 1954 (Jack Palance as Attila)

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TV miniseries:

Attila (2001)- with a heavily made-up Gerard Butler

Spartacus(2004)

 

Movies:

History of the World: Part I (1981)- with Mel Brooks

Druids (2001) - Christopher Lambert making a somewhat awkward transition from Highlander to Vercingetorix

Edited by Aurelia

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. . . and thanks to Crispina, we can add The Viking Queen.

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