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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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Robert Vaughn says in his memoirs that Jason Robards was very unhappy during the filming period and dubious about the end result. See more »

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During the opening victory parade, there is a llama following an elephant. Llamas are not native to any place accessible to the Roman Empire. See more »

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Worthy Version that shouldn't be forgotten.
1 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a pretty good film version of the play. Sure, Jason Robards is a little stiff at first, but he gets better as the film goes on. John Gielgud is fine as to be expected. Charlton Heston does an admirable job as Antony. Overall, this is a very good movie version that doesn't take a backseat to the earlier Mason/Brando version. Try to follow it up with the Antony and Cleopatra with Charlton Heston taking up the Antony role again. They complement each other well.


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