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Julius Caesar (1970)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  3 February 1971 (USA)
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All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the ... See full summary »

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All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' fickleness towards the events. Written by Humberto Amador

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This marked the second time Charlton Heston would play Mark Antony. He did so previously in Julius Caesar (1950) and would do so again in Antony and Cleopatra (1972), which he also directed. See more »

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During the murder in the Senate, the blood on Gaio Giulio Cesare's face shifts position, color, and at times entirely disappears between shots. See more »

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What a dud!
11 October 1999 | by (Pa.) – See all my reviews



This has got to be one of the worst adaptations of a Shakespeare play ever made. Heston swaggers and bellows as Antony, Robards is out of place in shakespeare, and the usually exceptional Richard Johnson is woefully miscast as Cassius. Only Gielgud and Rigg in their brief appearances bring this film to life. the original film was much better . Gielgud was a great Cassius and Mason a wonderfully tragic Brutus. Both films however lack a strong Antony. For those who do not know the original play this version may be passable but to those who do its just pure drivel.


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