History Of The World: Part I

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1. One Million B.C. (1940)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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Tale of Prehistoric survival and love between a male and a female belonging to opposing tribes that happened to be at slightly different stages of evolution.

Directors: Hal Roach Jr., Hal Roach | Stars: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr., Conrad Nagel

Votes: 973

2. Prehistoric Women (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.9
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Tigri (Laurette Luez, working her way up to Bomba and Bowery Boys films) and her stone-age girl friends hate all men, but realizing they are a necessary evil, capture some for potential (... See full summary »

Director: Gregg G. Tallas | Stars: Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon

Votes: 402

3. One Million Years B.C. (1966)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.7
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Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown

Votes: 6,379

4. Prehistoric Women (1967)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.7
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Jungle guide David Marchand is kidnapped by a tribe of natives who want to sacrifice him to their white rhino god. Just as he's about to be killed, however, he is thrown backwards in time ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Martine Beswick, Edina Ronay, Michael Latimer, Stephanie Randall

Votes: 825

5. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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Set in the ancient past when humans and dinosaurs lived together, a small tribe is struggling to survive by giving a sacrifice of a blond woman to their god, the sun, in return for ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Victoria Vetri, Robin Hawdon, Patrick Allen, Drewe Henley

Votes: 1,779

6. Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

GP | 92 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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In prehistoric times two brothers (a more or less good one and a more or less bad one) fight each other for the leadership of their tribe.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 458

7. When Women Had Tails (1970)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.1
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A bunch of 7 orphan cavemen grow up on a little island all by themselves. After a fire burns all vegetation they set out to find a new place to live. Here, one day they trap a strange ... See full summary »

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Senta Berger, Giuliano Gemma, Frank Wolff, Renzo Montagnani

Votes: 410

8. Caveman (1981)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A cave-man seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cave-woman.

Director: Carl Gottlieb | Stars: Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, Jack Gilford

Votes: 6,117 | Gross: $15.97M

9. Quest for Fire (1981)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three tribesmen search for a new fire source.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Rae Dawn Chong

Votes: 17,734 | Gross: $20.96M

10. The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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A young Cro-Magnon woman is raised by Neanderthals.

Director: Michael Chapman | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

Votes: 5,387 | Gross: $1.95M

11. 10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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34 Metascore

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 114,677 | Gross: $94.78M

12. The Pharaohs' Woman (1960)

106 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.5
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A beautiful girl and a young physician fall in love in the midst of a family, and power struggle between rival princes of Upper and Lower Egypt. When all seems to turn to the better, a ... See full summary »

Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Linda Cristal, Pierre Brice, Armando Francioli, John Drew Barrymore

Votes: 25

3100 BC - 31st century BC, shortly after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt

13. Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins, Dewey Martin, Alexis Minotis

Votes: 2,927 | Gross: $1.50M

2589-2566 BC - Reign of Pharaoh Khufu

14. Sudan (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she ... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine

Votes: 81

2558-2532 BC - Reign of the pharaoh Khafra

15. The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.8
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In Ancient Akkad, Mathayus grows up as the proud son of Ashur, a captain in the world-renowned military corps of Black Scorpions, first-rate bodyguards, most of which are sent to courts ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Michael Copon, Karen David, Simon Quarterman, Tom Wu

Votes: 11,271

2270-2215 BC - Reign of Sargon of Akkad

16. The Egyptian (1954)

Approved | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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In ancient Egypt, a poor orphan becomes a genial physician and is eventually appointed at the Pharaoh's court where he witnesses palace intrigues and learns dangerous royal secrets.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney, Michael Wilding

Votes: 2,814

2000 BC - Set in the aftermath of the death of Pharaoh Amenemhat I, founder of the 12th dynasty of Egypt

17. Joseph (1995 TV Movie)

185 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 1,834

1544 BC - Reign of Ahmose I

18. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 52,412 | Gross: $93.74M

ca. 15th-13th c. BC - Egypt, during the reign of an unnamed Pharoah, based on the story of the Exodus

19. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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52 Metascore

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 141,542 | Gross: $65.01M

20. Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete (1960)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure

5.0
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King Minos sacrifices the 'required' virgins to the Minotaur. As his wife lies dieing, she confesses that her daughter has a twin she has secreted to avoid giving one of the girls to the ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Amadio | Stars: Bob Mathias, Rosanna Schiaffino, Alberto Lupo, Rik Battaglia

Votes: 166

1500 BC - Legendary exploits of Theseus on Minoan Crete

21. Minotaur (2006)

R | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

3.6
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Long ago in the Iron Age, a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations, the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan English | Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Van Der Water, Tony Todd, Lex Shrapnel

Votes: 3,898

1500 BC - Legendary exploits of Theseus on Minoan Crete

22. Nefertite, regina del Nilo (1961)

97 min | Drama, History

5.4
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Chronicles the rise and fall of the woman who eventually became known as Queen Nefertiti.

Director: Fernando Cerchio | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Edmund Purdom, Amedeo Nazzari

Votes: 186

ca. 1370-1330 BC Egypt; loosely based on Nefertiti

23. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Perseus must battle both Medusa and the Kraken to save the Princess Andromeda.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

Votes: 35,350 | Gross: $41.09M

ca. 1300? BC - based on the Greek legends of Perseus.

24. Clash of the Titans (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 243,448 | Gross: $163.21M

ca. 1300? BC - based on the Greek legends of Perseus.

25. Wrath of the Titans (2012)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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37 Metascore

Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 162,938 | Gross: $83.67M

ca. 1300? BC - based on the Greek legends of Perseus.

26. Immortals (2011)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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46 Metascore

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, John Hurt, Stephen Dorff

Votes: 145,940 | Gross: $83.50M

ca. 1300? BC - based on the Greek legends of Theseus.

27. Le fatiche di Ercole (1958)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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The muscular Hercules performs his Labors, sails with the Argonauts, and romances the fair Iole.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Fabrizio Mioni, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 1,467 | Gross: $5.00M

ca. 2000? BC - based on the Greek legends of Cadmus and the Titans.

28. Hercules (2005– )

Not Rated | 240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A chronicle of the life of the Greek hero who after killing his three sons must perform five labors to repent.

Stars: Paul Telfer, Elizabeth Perkins, Sean Astin, Leeanna Walsman

Votes: 1,749

mid-13th century BC

29. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 19,024

mid-13th century BC - the late Bronze Age voyage from Greece to Colchis and back

30. Jason and the Argonauts (2000– )

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.0
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One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Olivia Williams, Angus Macfadyen, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 4,214

mid-13th century BC - the late Bronze Age voyage from Greece to Colchis and back

31. Medea (1969)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice ... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti, Laurent Terzieff, Giuseppe Gentile

Votes: 3,301

mid-13th century BC - the immediate aftermath of the voyage of Argo

32. Iphigenia (1977)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

7.9
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To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Kostas Kazakos, Kostas Karras, Tatiana Papamoschou

Votes: 1,208

ca. 1200 BC - Greece immediately before the soldiers set sail to attack Troy

33. Helen of Troy (2003– )

175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

Stars: Emilia Fox, James Callis, Daniel Lapaine, Nigel Whitmey

Votes: 5,681

ca. 1200 BC - western Anatolia during the Trojan War

34. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 418,269 | Gross: $133.38M

ca. 1200 BC - western Anatolia during the Trojan War

35. Fury of Achilles (1962)

118 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions between Achilles and Agamemnon divide the Greek camp while giving hope to the Trojans.

Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Jacques Bergerac, Cristina Gaioni, Ennio Girolami

Votes: 178

ca. 1200 BC - western Anatolia in the 9th year of the Trojan War

36. The Trojan Horse (1961)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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A retelling of the events leading to the use of the Trojan Horse, to bring down the great city of Troy.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Steve Reeves, Juliette Mayniel, John Drew Barrymore, Edy Vessel

Votes: 327

ca. 1200 BC - western Anatolia in the 10th and final year of the Trojan War

37. The Trojan Women (1971)

GP | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas

Votes: 952

ca. 1200 BC - the immediate aftermath of the Trojan War

38. The Avenger (1962)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

Director: Giorgio Venturini | Stars: Steve Reeves, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Carla Marlier, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 291

early 12th century BC - Aeneas struggles to establish a new home-land in Italy for his fellow survivors of the Trojan War

39. Electra (I) (1962)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.7
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis, Aleka Katselli, Theano Ioannidou

Votes: 993

early 12th century BC - the daughter of the Greek king Agamemnon seeks revenge for her father's murder

40. Ulysses (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Adventure, Fantasy, History

6.7
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war.

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn, Rossana Podestà

Votes: 2,639

early 12th century BC - the ten year struggle of Odysseus to return home to Ithaca in Greece after the Trojan War

41. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 11,656

early 12th century BC

42. Faraon (1966)

180 min | Drama

7.6
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Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.

Director: Jerzy Kawalerowicz | Stars: Jerzy Zelnik, Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz, Barbara Brylska, Krystyna Mikolajewska

Votes: 1,315

1069 BC - Egypt during the reign of a fictitious king "Ramses XIII" (there were only 11 by that name)

43. King David (1985)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.1
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This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Richard Gere, Edward Woodward, Alice Krige, Denis Quilley

Votes: 1,754 | Gross: $4.80M

ca. 1040-970 BC - Southern Levant

44. Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,285 | Gross: $12.20M

1011-931 BC - Southern Levant

45. Sins of Jezebel (1953)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, History

5.2
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The aging Ahab, king of Israel, comes under the influence of a young and beautiful but scheming pagan woman named Jezebel and, against the advice of his advisers and the prophet Elijah, ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Paulette Goddard, George Nader, Eduard Franz, John Hoyt

Votes: 70

874-853 BC - Southern Levant during the reign of king Ahab

46. Slave Queen of Babylon (1963)

101 min | Drama

5.6
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Story of an ancient Assyrian queen that supposedly took place around 810 B.C.

Director: Primo Zeglio | Stars: Yvonne Furneaux, John Ericson, Renzo Ricci, Gianni Rizzo

Votes: 58

810 BC - Assyria

47. King Lear (1999)

190 min | Drama

6.0
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Blessed, Tony Rotherham | Stars: Brian Blessed, Hildegard Neil, Jason Riddington, Phillipa Peak

Votes: 69

800 BC - Celtic pre-Roman Britain

48. Duel of the Titans (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Twin brothers revolt against tyranny in pre-Roman Italy and then come to a parting of the ways as they lead their people toward the founding of a new city.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, Virna Lisi, Franco Volpi

Votes: 452

753 BC - based on the story of Romulus and Remus, and the founding of the city of Rome

49. The Rape of the Sabine Women (1962)

80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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The Sabine tribe battles Romulus in the early days of Rome after Romans seize their women as unwilling brides.

Director: Alberto Gout | Stars: Lorena Velázquez, Lex Johnson, Tere Velázquez, Wolf Ruvinskis

Votes: 24

ca. 750 BC - early Roman foundation myth

50. Duel of Champions (1961)

105 min | Action, Drama, History

5.1
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A duel takes place in order to put an end to the long and bloody war between the Romans and the Albans. Three valiant brothers are chosen for each side. The Romans choose three brothers: ... See full summary »

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Terence Young | Stars: Alan Ladd, Franca Bettoia, Franco Fabrizi, Robert Keith

Votes: 227

ca. 650 BC - Roman legend of the Horatii

51. War Gods of Babylon (1962)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Noble, wise King Sardanapolo and his more soft and naive younger brother Prince Sammash get into a bitter feud over the affections of sweet and alluring innocent peasant girl Mirra. ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Amadio | Stars: Howard Duff, Jocelyn Lane, Luciano Marin, Giancarlo Sbragia

Votes: 73

ca. 627 BC - Neo-Assyrian Empire; focusing largely on Sardanapalus (probably the Greek name for Ashurbanipal, but anachronistically including Zoroaster (11th-10th century BC) and Hammurabi (1792-1750 BC)

52. The Queen of Babylon (1954)

98 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Beautiful goatherd helps Chaldean rebel fight evil king in ancient Babylon.

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Ricardo Montalban, Roldano Lupi, Carlo Ninchi

Votes: 87

600 BC - Neo-Babylonian Empire

53. The Beast of Babylon Against the Son of Hercules (1963)

98 min | Adventure

5.5
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The rightful heir to the throne of Babylon leads a slave revolt against an evil ruler.

Director: Siro Marcellini | Stars: Gordon Scott, Geneviève Grad, Andrea Scotti, Célina Cély

Votes: 76 | Gross: $1.80M

539 BC - Cyrus the Great conquer Babylonia

54. Hero of Rome (1964)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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A story of justice and tyranny with the fate of Rome in the balance.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Gabriella Pallotta, Massimo Serato, Gabriele Antonini

Votes: 130

509 BC - combining the Roman legends of Gaius Mucius Scaevola and the expulsion of Tarquin, the last tyrant

55. Coriolano eroe senza patria (1964)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Coriolanus leads the plebians in a revolt against Roman oppression.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Alberto Lupo, Lilla Brignone, Philippe Hersent

Votes: 78

493 BC - Roman legend of Gaius Marcius Coriolanus

56. The Giant of Marathon (1959)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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A Greek soldier leads the fight against an invading Persian army.

Directors: Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava | Stars: Steve Reeves, Mylène Demongeot, Sergio Fantoni, Alberto Lupo

Votes: 634

490 BC - Greece: Battle of Marathon

57. 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy

6.2
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48 Metascore

Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Director: Noam Murro | Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson

Votes: 245,422 | Gross: $106.58M

58. The 300 Spartans (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A small army of Greeks spearheaded by 300 Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian army.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

Votes: 5,886

480 BC - Greece: Battle of Thermopylae

59. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Fantasy

7.7
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52 Metascore

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

Votes: 653,769 | Gross: $210.61M

480 BC - Greece: Battle of Thermopylae

60. Esther and the King (1960)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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When a modern-day girl faces a big challenge in her life, her mother teaches her about the power of fasting by sharing the story of a heroine from the Bible.

Directors: Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava | Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 484

465-424 BC - the biblical story of Esther

61. One Night with the King (2006)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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38 Metascore

The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy.

Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

Votes: 6,104 | Gross: $13.40M

465-424 BC - the biblical story of Esther set in the Achaemenid Empire

62. Damon and Pythias (1962)

99 min | Adventure

5.0
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Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers, is condemned to death by Dionysus, the tyrant of Syracuse, who finds this view dangerous. However, Dionysus allows Pythias to ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Guy Williams, Don Burnett, Ilaria Occhini, Liana Orfei

Votes: 153

400 BC - Syracuse, Sicily

63. Brennus, Enemy of Rome (1963)

TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Tony Kendall, Ursula Davis, Massimo Serato

Votes: 42

387 BC - the Gallic sack of Rome

64. Alexander the Great (1956)

Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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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.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Votes: 2,804

356-323 BC - Greece and Persia

65. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.6
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 147,019 | Gross: $34.30M

356-323 BC - Greece and Persia

66. The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)

127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.9
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While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Lea Massari, Georges Marchal, Conrado San Martín

Votes: 2,112

280 BC

67. Ashoka the Great (2001)

R | 176 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.7
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The epic tale of King Asoka's life is recounted here.

Director: Santosh Sivan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Rahul Dev

Votes: 11,686 | Gross: $0.70M

304-232 BC - Asoka the Great, the Maurya Emperor in South Asia

68. The Barbarians (1960)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.9
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Revak is an Iberian prince from Penda, a small island where the Carthagian fleet ransacked and enslaved the surviving native men, including him. After an eventful passage aboard a galley, ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Jack Palance, Milly Vitale, Guy Rolfe, Austin Willis

Votes: 133

ca. 218 BC - Iberian Peninsula immediately before the Second Punic War

69. L'assedio di Siracusa (1960)

97 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.3
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During the Second Punic War between 214 and 212 B.C. occurred this history of the Roman siege in Greek city of Syracuse. The Romans were preparing for their invasion while Archimedes ... See full summary »

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Tina Louise, Sylva Koscina, Enrico Maria Salerno

Votes: 69

214-212 BC - the Roman Siege of Syracuse during the Second Punic War

70. Cabiria (1914)

Not Rated | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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Three centuries before Christus. Young Cabiria is kidnapped by some pirates during one eruption of the Etna. She is sold as a slave in Carthage, and as she is just going to be sacrificed to... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano, Carolina Catena

Votes: 2,463

218-202 BC - during the Second Punic War

71. Hannibal (1959)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.3
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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.

Directors: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam, Milly Vitale

Votes: 522

218-202 BC - during the Second Punic War

72. Scipione l'africano (1937)

83 min | Drama, History, War

5.4
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A story of the Second Punic Wars, beginning with Scipio's futile pleas to the Roman Senate to build an army to battle Hannibal, that climaxes with the battle of Zama.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Annibale Ninchi, Camillo Pilotto, Fosco Giachetti, Francesca Braggiotti

Votes: 192

202 BC - Battle of Zama which ended the Second Punic War

73. The Centurion (1961)

77 min | Drama

4.9
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Protests break out in Corinth against Roman domination, injuring Caius Vinicius, a Roman centurion. He's rescued by Hebe -- daughter of the anti-Roman governor, Critolaus -- who's being ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Costa | Stars: Jacques Sernas, John Drew Barrymore, Geneviève Grad, Gianna Maria Canale

Votes: 94

146 BC - Battle of Corinth between Rome and the Achaean League

74. Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 | 197 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Votes: 105,686 | Gross: $30.00M

73-71 BC - the Third Servile War in Rome

75. Spartacus (2004 TV Movie)

174 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as an gladiator A slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra

Votes: 4,958

73-71 BC - the Third Servile War in Rome

76. Caesar (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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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.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,274

100-44 BC - a bio-pic of Julius Caesar, not the Shakespeare play about his death and the aftermath

77. The Gaul (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

2.7
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An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

Votes: 4,678

58-51 BC - the struggle between Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix in the Gallic Wars

78. A Queen for Caesar (1962)

90 min | Adventure, History

4.6
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Story of the power struggle between Egyptian queen Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy, and how a common soldier risks his life to serve her.

Directors: Piero Pierotti, Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Pascale Petit, George Ardisson, Rik Battaglia, Corrado Pani

Votes: 58

48 BC - Egypt leading up to the arrival of Julius Caesar

79. Julius Caesar (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

Votes: 8,613

44-42 BC - Shakespeare's play about the death and aftermath of this famous dictator

80. Julius Caesar (1970)

G | 117 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,242

44-42 BC - Shakespeare's play about the death and aftermath of this famous dictator

81. Cleopatra (1934)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The man-hungry Queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Mark Antony astray, amid scenes of DeMillean splendor.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 2,827

48-30 BC - Egypt and Rome - follows her relationships first with Julius Caesar and then with Mark Antony

82. Cleopatra (1963)

G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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60 Metascore

Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 24,059 | Gross: $57.78M

48-30 BC - Egypt and Rome - follows her relationships first with Julius Caesar and then with Mark Antony

83. Cleopatra (1999– )

Not Rated | 177 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Princess Cleopatra becomes Egypt's Queen and has an out-of-wedlock son with the son-less Roman ruler Julius Ceasar. Through two romances, she strives to protect Egypt from the Romans, and make her son the heir to Ceaser's Roman Empire.

Stars: Leonor Varela, Nadim Sawalha, Owen Teale, Philip Quast

Votes: 3,386

48-30 BC - Egypt and Rome - follows her relationships first with Julius Caesar and then with Mark Antony

84. The Cleopatras (1983– )

50 min | Drama

7.0
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An eight-part series depicting the lives of a series of queens of ancient Egypt.

Stars: Michelle Newell, Graham Crowden, Helen Sparks, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 57

305-30 BC - Egypt - The entire Ptolemaic dynasty

85. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 127,849

52-30 BC - from the end of the Gallic Wars to the death of Mark Antony and the beginning of the Principate

86. Empire (2005– )

TV-14 | 360 min | Action, Drama, History

6.5
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Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus.

Stars: Santiago Cabrera, Vincent Regan, Emily Blunt, James Frain

Votes: 1,451

1st century BC - Rome

87. Imperium: Augustus (2003 TV Movie)

R | 178 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Vittoria Belvedere, Benjamin Sadler

Votes: 1,147

49 BC - 14 AD - Rome - the life of Augustus, the first emperor

88. Massacre in the Black Forest (1967)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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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. In raging torments and blood curdling ... See full summary »

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Rudolf Nussgruber | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Antonella Lualdi, Hans von Borsody, Beba Loncar

Votes: 67

9 AD Germany - The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, where the Cheruski ambushed and annihilated three Roman legions.

89. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 12,573

12 BC - 54 AD - Rome - the reigns and family life of the Julio-Claudians

90. The Caesars (1968– )

60 min | Drama

8.3
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After years of civil war following the assassination of Julius Caesar, his adopted son Octavian manages to unite the various factions and assume control of the Roman Empire. Taking the name... See full summary »

Stars: Freddie Jones, André Morell, Barrie Ingham, William Corderoy

Votes: 81

27 BC - 68 AD - Rome - the Julio-Claudian dynasty

91. King of Kings (1961)

PG-13 | 168 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The temporary physical life of everyone's Savior, Jesus Christ.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield, Ron Randell

Votes: 5,442 | Gross: $14.48M

63 BC, Pompey conquers Jerusalem, then the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus.

92. The Nativity Story (2006)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Family, History

6.8
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52 Metascore

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass

Votes: 8,718 | Gross: $37.63M

0 AD - The birth of Jesus Christ

93. The Passion of the Christ (2004)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.2
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47 Metascore

Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov

Votes: 190,111 | Gross: $370.78M

ca. 8-35 AD - Roman Empire - the province of Judea

94. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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90 Metascore

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 180,485 | Gross: $74.70M

ca. 26-35 AD - Roman Empire - mostly in the province of Judea

95. The Final Inquiry (2006)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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In 35 A.D., a Roman tribune is sent to Palestine to investigate the death and possible resurrection of a certain Jesus from Nasareth.

Director: Giulio Base | Stars: Daniele Liotti, Dolph Lundgren, Mónica Cruz, Hristo Shopov

Votes: 1,051

ca. 37 AD - Roman province of Judea shortly after the death of Jesus

96. The Robe (1953)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

Votes: 7,273 | Gross: $36.00M

30-36 AD - Rome - ending reign of Tiberio, the beginning of Caligula

97. Caligula (1979)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History

5.3
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Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Directors: Tinto Brass, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 29,329 | Gross: $23.44M

37-41 AD - Rome - the reign of the third emperor

98. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget

Votes: 2,553 | Gross: $26.00M

41 AD - Ancient Rome - the end Caligula reign

99. Warrior Queen (2003)

83 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Alex Kingston, Steven Waddington, Emily Blunt, Leanne Rowe

Votes: 999

60 AD - Britain - a rebellion shortly after the area had been conquered by Rome

100. Imperium: Nerone (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 192 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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A six-episode mini-series covering five centuries of the Roman Empire.

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Hans Matheson, Laura Morante, Rike Schmid, Matthias Habich

Votes: 536

41-68 AD - Rome - spanning the reigns of Claudius and Nero