To watch with Total War: Rome

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1.
Attila (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself. (80 mins.)
 
2.
Alexander the Great (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great. (141 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
3.
Hannibal (1959)
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During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army. (100 mins.)
 
4.
Spartacus (1960)
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The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic. (197 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
5.
Cleopatra (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (192 mins.)
 
6.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The death of Marcus Aurelius leads to a succession crisis, in which the deceased emperor's son, Commodus, demonstrates that he is unwilling to let anything undermine his claim to the Roman Empire. (188 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
7.
Revolt of the Barbarians (1964)
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A roman consul is sent to Gaul to investigate the theft of gold shipments. He discovers that the gold is being stolen by a tribe of barbarians--whose leader is the governor of Gaul. (80 mins.)
Director: Guido Malatesta
 
8.
Massacre in the Black Forest (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In the first half of the first century A.D., the Teutonic tribes, led by Arminius The Terrible, rebel against the cruel and conquering Roman Empire... (82 mins.)
Director: Ferdy Baldwin
 
9.
The Dacians (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia. (110 mins.)
 
10.
Columna (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(133 mins.)
Director: Mircea Dragan
 
11.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
12.
The Gaul (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man. (120 mins.)
 
13.
Warrior Queen (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero. (98 mins.)
Director: Bill Anderson
 
14.
Alexander (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. (175 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
15.
Centurion (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack. (97 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
 
16.
The Eagle (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem. (114 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
17.
The Caesars (1968 Mini-Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
18.
Masada (1981 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada. (394 mins.)
 
19.
Cleopatra (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18... (177 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
20.
Attila (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader... (177 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
21.
Caesar (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Twenty year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator. (240 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
 
22.
Imperium: Augustus (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa. (200 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
23.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible... (89 mins.)
 
25.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus. (55 mins.)
 
26.
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed... (55 mins.)
 
27.
Rome: Total War (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
In this historically accurate adventure of several thousand years ago, the player serves as a leader in the lands of Rome...
“ This is the game we're talking about (listed here in order to include this list to the title page). ” - Sasu
 
28.
Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
This expansion to creative assembly's Rome Total War, this game takes place in the twilight years of...
“ This is the game we're talking about (listed here in order to include this list to the title page). ” - Sasu
 
29.
Rome: Total War - Alexander (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
“ This is the game we're talking about (listed here in order to include this list to the title page). ” - Sasu
 
30.
Total War: Rome II (2013 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Second installment of the Rome total war series. This game spans the rise of the Roman empire. Has many different historical faction you can play.
“ This is the game we're talking about (listed here in order to include this list to the title page). ” - Sasu
 
31.
Total War: Attila (2015 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Stars: Pano Masti
“ This is the game we're talking about (listed here in order to include this list to the title page). ” - Sasu