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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lot
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Astaroth
Rossana Podestà ...
Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
Rik Battaglia ...
Melchior
Giacomo Rossi-Stuart ...
Ishmael (as Giacomo Rossi Stuart)
Scilla Gabel ...
Tamar
Anthony Steffen ...
The Captain (as Antonio De Teffe)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Eber
Gabriele Tinti ...
Lieutenant
Daniele Vargas ...
Segur
Claudia Mori ...
Maleb
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ...
Alabias (as Feodor Chaliapin)
Mitsuko Takara ...
Orphea (as Mitzuko Takara)
Massimo Pietrobon ...
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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The cities that mocked the very name of God...The vengeance that tore the Earth asunder! See more »


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| (1963) | (1979) | (heavily cut)

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Originally budgeted at $2 million, the cost of the film quickly rose to $5 million. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) During the overhead scene which shows the men riding horses toward battle, you can see vehicle tire tracks. See more »

Quotes

Lot: I didn't come here to be drowned in wine and smothered in cushions.
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Entertaining Bible fare...
11 September 2003 | by (Cathedral City, CA) – See all my reviews

Having always been a sap for those hokey Bible epics, it's no surprise I found 'Sodom' quite entertaining. Loosely based on the Scriptures, the last days of the doomed cities are presented by a host of mediocre actors, pretty good special effects and a fine music score by Miklos Rozsa. (This would be the last Bible flic he would score). The subject matter might be considered racy for its time with hints of homosexuality, rather graphic torture and incest. Stewart Granger is a bit out of place in this one, but there's enough going on that you don't really notice. The buildup to the city's destruction and the final cataclysm are pretty well done and all in all, not a bad flic if you don't take it too seriously.


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