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1. The 13th Warrior (1999)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.6
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42 Metascore

A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador. Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled on a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land.

Writers: Michael Crichton, William Wisher Jr., Warren Lewis | Directors: John McTiernan, Michael Crichton | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich

Votes: 101,215 | Gross: $32.69M

2. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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48 Metascore

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.

Writer: John Logan | Directors: Patrick Gilmore, Tim Johnson | Stars: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joseph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 36,004 | Gross: $26.29M

3. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The life of Jesus Christ.

Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.

Votes: 6,471 | Gross: $8.00M

4. Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)

Unrated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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When Joseph receives a beautiful coat from his parents, his eleven brothers hate him even more and are driven to sell him to desert merchants who take him to Egypt! There he is made the ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Raymond Singer, Joe Stillman, Marshall Goldberg | Directors: Rob LaDuca, Robert C. Ramirez | Stars: Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Richard Herd, Maureen McGovern

Votes: 6,739

5. Ben Hur (2003 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.1
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When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Writers: Abi Estrin Cunningham, Lew Wallace | Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr. | Stars: Charlton Heston, Duncan Fraser, Scott McNeil, Gerard Plunkett

Votes: 667

6. Quo Vadis (1951)

Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien, Henryk Sienkiewicz | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 9,780

7. 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.

Writers: Howard Fast, Robert Schenkkan | Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra

Votes: 4,746

8. King of Kings (1961)

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

7.1
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The life of Jesus Christ.

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

Votes: 4,764

9. The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)

Unrated | 174 min | Drama

6.2
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Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.

Writer: Christopher Fry | Director: John Huston | Stars: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris, John Huston

Votes: 3,348

10. Samson and Delilah (1996 TV Movie)

172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have ... See full summary »

Writer: Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Elizabeth Hurley, Eric Thal, Michael Gambon

Votes: 678

11. Antony and Cleopatra (1972)

160 min | Drama, History

5.9
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After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Marc Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor - Octavius.

Writer: Charlton Heston | Director: Charlton Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Hildegard Neil, Eric Porter, John Castle

Votes: 520

12. The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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Three goofy druggists travel back to Ancient Greece on a milquetoast inventor's time machine.

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Norman Maurer | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett

Votes: 738

13. Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)

95 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.0
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A warrior does battle against the evil Medusa, her army of stone warriors and a monstrous dragon.

Writers: Mario Guerra, Luciano Martino, José Mallorquí, Edoardo G. Conti, Ernesto Gastaldi, Alberto De Martino, Vittorio Vighi | Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Richard Harrison, Anna Ranalli, Arturo Dominici, Leo Anchóriz

Votes: 183

14. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Melville Baker, Ruth Rose, Boris Ingster | Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper | Stars: Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, John Wood

Votes: 714

15. The Loves of Hercules (1960)

98 min | Fantasy, Adventure

3.3
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Hercules must save his true love from an evil queen.

Writers: Sandro Continenza, Luciano Doria, Alberto Manca | Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay, Massimo Serato, René Dary

Votes: 362

16. Barbarians (2004– )

184 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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This 4 part series documents the history of the Vikings, Goths, Mongols, and Huns.

Stars: Clancy Brown, Thomas Burns, Peter Heather, Michael Kulikowski

Votes: 62

17. The Slave (1962)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Caesar informed on the actions and ... See full summary »

Writers: Adriano Bolzoni, Giovanni Grimaldi, Bruno Corbucci | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

Votes: 187

18. Sinbad and the Cyclops Island (2003 Video)

8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.2
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Marina, Sinbad and his crew are resting on a small island. They soon find out they're not alone.

Writers: Patrick Gilmore, Rodolphe Guenoden, Denise Koyama, John Stevenson, Ennio Torresan, Simon Wells, Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Director: Patrick Gilmore | Stars: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Dennis Haysbert, Adriano Giannini

Votes: 50

19. Conquest of Mycene (1963)

102 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.8
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A deposed prince arrives in a city ruled over by a cult that worships an evil monster as a god. He becomes a gladiator and his feats in the arena earn him a place on the queen's royal guard... See full summary »

Writers: Remigio Del Grosso, Arrigo Equini, Giorgio Ferroni | Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Alessandra Panaro, Rosalba Neri, Arturo Dominici

Votes: 167

20. Goliath and the Rebel Slave (1963)

86 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Italian sword & sandal thrills as the son of Hercules is pitted against an evil king and his wretched followers. Now in color.

Writers: Gian Paolo Callegari, Albert Valentin | Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Gordon Scott, Ombretta Colli, Gloria Milland, Mimmo Palmara

Votes: 44

21. Quest for the Lost Civilization (1998 TV Mini-Series)

History, Mystery

8.6
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Graham Hancock is a bestselling author and journalist who specializes in ancient civilizations. He explores, amongst other things, the submerged Yonaguni monument off the coast of Japan, Easter Island, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the pyramids of Egypt and looks at astronomical alignments.

Stars: Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval

Votes: 134

22. Herod the Great (1959)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.8
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Herod, King of Judea, is made a prisoner by the Romans. Convinced the King is dead, his faithful lieutenant, Aaron, is nevertheless unable to keep his promise to kill the Queen if something untoward happened to the King. He leads the young woman out into the desert. Herod's pleas to Augustus are successful and he returns to his palace. His son, Antipater, informs Herod that Aaron has betrayed him.

Writers: Damiano Damiani, Tullio Pinelli, Federico Zardi, Fernando Cerchio, Viktor Tourjansky | Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Sandra Milo, Elena Zareschi, Alberto Lupo

Votes: 107

23. He nan Song shan Shao Lin Si (1981)

90 min | Action, Adventure

5.8
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A Ming princess and her faithful bodyguard are chased to Shaolin Temple by the Ching army.

Writer: Joseph Kuo | Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Chien-Chang Chen, Chien-Ho Chen, Chien-Hsu Chen, Chen-Huan Chang

Votes: 22

24. Clash of the Titans (2010 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, History

6.2
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Hades has unleashed his minions and you must conquer all or be conquered, in this epic war of the gods. Relive the adventures of Perseus as you battle through a vast mythical underworld with over 100 different enemies.

Stars: Grey Griffin, Jonny Rees, Tara Strong, Enn Reitel

Votes: 49

25. Ursus, il gladiatore ribelle (1962)

95 min | Adventure

5.4
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In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.

Writers: Alessandro Ferraù, Domenico Paolella, Sergio Sollima | Director: Domenico Paolella | Stars: Dan Vadis, Gloria Milland, José Greci, Sergio Ciani

Votes: 42

26. The Creation (1988 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.2
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Three friends travel through time in an animated account of the creation of all things, as it is told by the Bible.

Writer: Dennis Marks | Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson | Stars: Tim Curry, Marc Singer, Stephanie Zimbalist, Darleen Carr

Votes: 21

27. Joshua and the Battle of Jericho (1986 Video)

30 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.3
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Writer: Harvey Bullock | Director: Ray Patterson | Stars: Edward Asner, Michael Bell, Darleen Carr, George DiCenzo

Votes: 26

28. 300: March to Glory (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy, History

6.4
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Videogame adaptation of the hit film "300".

Writers: Peter Aperlo, Frank Miller, Jeff Nachbaur, Kelly Wand | Stars: Crispin Freeman, Fred Tatasciore, Daniel Riordan, Chris Diamantopoulos

Votes: 91

29. The Easter Story (1990 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short

7.1
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An animated retelling of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Writer: Dennis Marks | Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson | Stars: Richard Thomas, Joe Spano, Adrienne Barbeau, Darleen Carr

Votes: 48

30. The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997)

51 min

6.8
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This drama follows Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ who will pay any price to bring his message to the world.

Writer: Joyce Marcarelli | Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman, Grant Parsons

Votes: 47

31. King Arthur (2004 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Directors: John Passfield, Steve Stamatiadis | Stars: Andrew Chaikin, Roger Jackson, John Champion, Doug Boyd

Votes: 28

32. Rise and Fall of the Spartans (2002 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History, War

8.1
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The history of the great militaristic Ancient Greek city state.

Star: Travis Wojcik

Votes: 47

33. Joseph and His Brothers (1990 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

4.9
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Writers: Dennis Marks, Kay Wright | Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Darleen Carr, Darryl Hickman, Robert Ito

Votes: 17

34. Lights (1984 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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A family-friendly version of the story of Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday also known as The Festival of Lights. Playful lights (letters) arrive from the sky one day for people to enjoy, but invading Greeks try to impose their alphabet instead.

Writers: Yehuda Wurtzel, Sara Wurtzel | Director: Yehuda Wurtzel | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Paul Michael Glaser, Leonard Nimoy, Nannette Zussman

Votes: 25

35. Antoine et Cléopâtre (1967 TV Movie)

153 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Writers: Jean Prat, William Shakespeare | Director: Jean Prat | Stars: François Chaumette, Judith Magre, Jean Muselli, Pierre Meyrand

36. Hexen - Magie, Mythen und die Wahrheit (2004– )
Episode: Hexensabbat (2003)

44 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Writer: Yury Winterberg | Director: Jan Peter | Stars: Wolfgang Behringer, Günter Jerouschek, Luisa Muraro, Marina Piranomonte