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1. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 174,832

2. Hail, Caesar! (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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72 Metascore

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 67,092 | Gross: $30.00M

3. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 21,798 | Gross: $57.75M

4. Samson and Delilah (1949)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 4,811

5. The Egyptian (1954)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,522

6. Hercules (1983)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.7
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The story of the Greek mythological figure, updated in this 80's version.

Director: Luigi Cozzi | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Brad Harris, Sybil Danning, Rossana Podestà

Votes: 2,457

7. 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: 1,826

8. Hercules (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: 1,318

9. Hercules Unchained (1959)

Unrated | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.4
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While negotiating peace between two brothers contesting the throne of Thebes, an amnesiac Hercules is seduced by the evil Queen Omphale.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Sylvia Lopez, Patrizia Della Rovere

Votes: 1,557

10. Il Futuro (2013)

94 min | Drama

5.8
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80 Metascore

When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.

Director: Alicia Scherson | Stars: Manuela Martelli, Luigi Ciardo, Rutger Hauer, Nicolas Vaporidis

Votes: 779 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Cyclops (2008 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

2.9
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The corrupt Emperor Tiberius forces his bravest general, Marcus, to subdue the monstrous Cyclops that has been decimating the countryside. Once the Cyclops is brought to the dungeons, ... See full summary »

Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Eric Roberts, Kevin Stapleton, Frida Farrell, Craig Archibald

Votes: 1,175

12. The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.7
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Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

Votes: 748

13. Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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Hercules must journey in Hades itself to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness.

Directors: Mario Bava, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Reg Park, Christopher Lee, Leonora Ruffo, George Ardisson

Votes: 1,125

14. Knives of the Avenger (1966)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure

5.7
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A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Fausto Tozzi, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Luciano Pollentin

Votes: 626

15. 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: 470

16. Duel of the Titans (1961)

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: 415

17. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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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: 2,306

18. Cabiria (1914)

Not Rated | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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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: 2,219

19. The Mighty Hercules (1963–1966)

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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The adventures of the heroic demigod of Greek mythology.

Stars: Jimmy Tapp, Gerry Bascombe, Jack Mercer, Helene Nickerson

Votes: 195

20. Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)

Unrated | 94 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.9
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Strong yet sleepy Hercules discovers that the Queen of Atlantis is plotting to take over the world with superhuman warriors.

Director: Vittorio Cottafavi | Stars: Reg Park, Fay Spain, Ettore Manni, Luciano Marin

Votes: 976

21. Caligula and Messalina (1981)

155 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

3.5
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The seductive Messalina (Betty Roland) will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome. Gaining the attention of the Emperor Caligula (Gino Turini), she soon finds herself at... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Jacques Renon, Bruno Mattei, Antonio Passalia | Stars: Vladimir Brajovic, Betty Roland, Françoise Blanchard, Raul Cabrera

Votes: 312

22. Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)

80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

Director: Michele Lupo | Stars: Mark Forest, José Greci, Giuliano Gemma, Erno Crisa

Votes: 129

23. 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: 270

24. Constantine and the Cross (1961)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.9
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Biopic of Constantine the Great, set between 293-312 AD, from his days as Tribune to his accession as Roman Emperor of Gaul under the tetrarchy system and ending with his battle against the usurper Roman Emperor Maxentius in Rome.

Director: Lionello De Felice | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Belinda Lee, Massimo Serato, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 283

25. The Giant of Metropolis (1961)

98 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.0
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Muscleman Ohro travels to the sinful capital of Atlantis to rebuke its godlessness and hubris and becomes involved in the battle against its evil lord Yoh-tar and his hideous super-science ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Scarpelli | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Roldano Lupi, Marietto

Votes: 236

26. The Trojan Horse (1961)

105 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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: 288

27. 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.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett

Votes: 748

28. Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.9
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Two strongmen set out to hunt down a murderous sea monster. Their ship is wrecked and they end up in the Holy Land where Hercules is assumed to be Samson who is a wanted man. The two team up to survive.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Kirk Morris, Iloosh Khoshabe, Liana Orfei, Diletta D'Andrea

Votes: 284

29. Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)

Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.6
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Hercules is summoned to oppose the evil Queen Samara, who has allied herself with aliens and is sacrificing her own people in a bid to awaken a moon goddess.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Sergio Ciani, Jany Clair, Anna Maria Polani, Nando Tamberlani

Votes: 1,347

30. Romulus and the Sabines (1961)

98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.7
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The classic story from the early days of Rome where there are no women. Romulus, the founder of Rome, finds women to be wives from Sabina where there are a lot of women. The Sabine men, of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Roger Moore, Mylène Demongeot, Giorgia Moll, Scilla Gabel

Votes: 184

31. 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: 580

32. Nerone e Poppea (1982)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

4.6
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History tells us that Nero was the Emperor who fiddled while Rome burned. What you would expect from a decadent Roman Empire on the decline are all shown here by the late Bruno Mattei. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Bruno Mattei, Antonio Passalia | Stars: Piotr Stanislas, Patricia Derek, Gino Turini, Mario Novelli

Votes: 46

33. Gladiators 7 (1962)

Unrated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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Framed for the escape of five gladiators from the arena, the son of one of Sparta's leading citizens is sentenced to the arena as gladiator himself and forced to fight for his life in the ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Lazaga | Stars: Richard Harrison, Loredana Nusciak, Livio Lorenzon, Gérard Tichy

Votes: 136

34. The Slave (1962)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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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 »

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

Votes: 195

35. My Son, the Hero (1962)

111 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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An evil king makes a bargain with a devil in order to get away with murdering his wife.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Giuliano Gemma, Antonella Lualdi, Serge Nubret

Votes: 283

36. Colossus of the Stone Age (1962)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.2
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Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers. He saves the leader of the Sun tribe from a sea monster, then later on when the Moon ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Malatesta | Stars: Reg Lewis, Margaret Lee, Luciano Marin, Andrea Aureli

Votes: 148

37. Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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Maciste arranges for himself and his new friend Bangor to be captured by a mysterious band of white-clad marauders and taken to an underground city. There the two are forced to turn an ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Leonviola | Stars: Mark Forest, Moira Orfei, Paul Wynter, Gianni Garko

Votes: 174

38. The Invincible Brothers Maciste (1964)

92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Roberto Mauri | Stars: Iloosh Khoshabe, Mario Novelli, Claudie Lange, Anthony Steffen

Votes: 37

39. The Witch's Curse (1962)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.2
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Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Kirk Morris, Hélène Chanel, Vira Silenti, Angelo Zanolli

Votes: 294

40. Hellhounds (2009 TV Movie)

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.1
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A Greek warrior must travel to the Underworld and battle killer hellhounds in order to rescue his murdered bride from the clutches of Hades.

Director: Ricky Schroder | Stars: Scott Elrod, Adam Butcher, Amanda Brooks, James A. Woods

Votes: 615

41. Nefertite, regina del Nilo (1961)

97 min | Drama, History

5.5
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A sword and sandal epic.

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

Votes: 155

42. 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.

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay, Massimo Serato, René Dary

Votes: 367

43. Maciste in Hell (1925)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Umberto Guarracino, Mario Saio, Franz Sala

Votes: 294

44. Colossus and the Amazon Queen (1960)

Unrated | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.7
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Two musclemen come up against a tribe of Amazon women.

Director: Vittorio Sala | Stars: Rod Taylor, Ed Fury, Dorian Gray, Daniela Rocca

Votes: 315

45. Aphrodite, Goddess of Love (1958)

91 min | Drama, History

6.2
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Antigonus, archon of Corinth, wants to build a magnificent temple dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite, for which the people are oppressed by new and very high taxes. The sculptor Demetrius, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Isabelle Corey, Anthony Steffen, Irène Tunc, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 52

46. Scipione l'africano (1937)

83 min | Drama, History, War

5.4
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Mussolini's government, in addition to making the railroads run on time (and other items not so good), could also produce a movie on a lavish scale, including over 6000 extras in the battle... See full summary »

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

Votes: 173

47. Alone Against Rome (1962)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A Roman Consul, on his way to fight a border war, stations a garrison of soldiers in a provincial town. The townspeople aren't happy with this situation but decide it's in their best ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Ricci | Stars: Lang Jeffries, Rossana Podestà, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Tinti

Votes: 48

48. Theodora, Slave Empress (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Georges Marchal, Gianna Maria Canale, Renato Baldini, Irene Papas

Votes: 149

49. Samson and the 7 Miracles of the World (1961)

80 min | Adventure, Drama

4.9
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Sam must rescue a beautiful Chinese princess from a marauding horde of warriors.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Gordon Scott, Yôko Tani, Hélène Chanel, Dante DiPaolo

Votes: 142

50. Son of Samson (1960)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Maciste travels to Egypt, where he leads a revolt against an evil queen.

Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Mark Forest, Chelo Alonso, Vira Silenti, Angelo Zanolli

Votes: 108