The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Action | Drama | History
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 328 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 1 critic

This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 25 Dec 2010
 
a list of 12 titles
created 30 Dec 2010
 
a list of 51 titles
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 73 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Last Days of Pompeii (1984– )

The Last Days of Pompeii (1984– ) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Last Days of Pompeii.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1984  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pompeii: The Last Day (TV Movie 2003)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dramatized recreation of the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.

Director: Peter Nicholson
Stars: Alisdair Simpson, Tim Pigott-Smith, Jim Carter
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In the town of Pompeii, 79AD, a few weeks before the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, a Roman lady Hélène meets and falls in love with a young Greek man Lysias. He is betrothed to another ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcel L'Herbier, Paolo Moffa
Stars: Micheline Presle, Georges Marchal, Marcel Herrand
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two love triangles intersect in ancient Pompei.

Directors: Mario Caserini, Eleuterio Rodolfi
Stars: Fernanda Negri Pouget, Eugenia Tettoni Fior, Ubaldo Stefani
Up Pompeii (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Roman slave Lurkio inadvertently becomes the possessor of a scroll naming the proposed assassins of the Emperor Nero. Administering to the participants of his master's orgy guests seems ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett
Stars: Frankie Howerd, Michael Hordern, Barbara Murray
Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Firth, Gillian Bevan, John Castle
Peter the Great (TV Mini-Series 1986)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif
King Lear (TV Movie 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.

Director: Michael Elliott
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Anna Calder-Marshall
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

Mount Vesuvius erupts when a family visits Pompeii. The daughter uses her skill and her father his ability, in order to escape the disaster.

Director: Ben Demaree
Stars: Adrian Paul, Jhey Castles, Georgina Beedle
Wagner (TV Series 1983)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier, Gemma Craven
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Stars: Uschi Digard, Christopher Ellison, Stan Patt
Pompei (TV Mini-Series 2007)
History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Stars: Lorenzo Crespi, Andrea Osvárt, Massimo Venturiello
Drama | History | Thriller

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of Mt. Vesuvius just before and during its eruption.

Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Diomed (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Olinthus (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Marcus (3 episodes, 1984)
Nicholas Clay ...
 Glaucus (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Chloe (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Ione (3 episodes, 1984)
Siobhan McKenna ...
 Fortunata (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Arbaces (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Nydia (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Quintus (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Lydon (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Gaius (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Antonius (3 episodes, 1984)
Gerry Sundquist ...
 Clodius (3 episodes, 1984)
Catriona MacColl ...
 Julia (3 episodes, 1984)
Malcolm Jamieson ...
 Petrus (3 episodes, 1984)
Tony Anholt ...
 Lepidus (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Sallust (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Sporus (3 episodes, 1984)
Peter Cellier ...
 Calenus (3 episodes, 1984)
Barry Stokes ...
 Gar (3 episodes, 1984)
Howard Lang ...
 Medon (3 episodes, 1984)
Marilù Tolo ...
 Xenia (3 episodes, 1984)
Joyce Blair ...
 Lucretia (3 episodes, 1984)
Francesca Romana Coluzzi ...
 Stratonice (3 episodes, 1984)
Brian Croucher ...
 Melior (3 episodes, 1984)
Willoughby Goddard
(3 episodes, 1984)
George Claydon
(3 episodes, 1984)
Michael Quill
(3 episodes, 1984)
Brian Coburn
(3 episodes, 1984)
Christopher Ellison
(3 episodes, 1984)
(3 episodes, 1984)
Howard Goorney
(3 episodes, 1984)
Jill Melford
(3 episodes, 1984)
Peter Howell
(3 episodes, 1984)
Edit

Storyline

This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of the Vesuvian volcano, which wipes it from the face of the earth. The main characters include Diomed, a common upstart merchant whose self-made riches from trade allow him to consider running for political office against sitting city magistrate Quintus and an impoverished aristocratic marriage for his daughter Julia; the cultivated Greek Glaucus; the gladiator Lydon; the noble-born Antonius and his sister Ione, the evil Isis-priest Arbaces who is after (their) money and power; the persecution-fearing Christian slaves Petrus, his true love Chloe and their secret leader Olinthus. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

6 May 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los últimos días de Pompeya  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 parts) | (4 parts) | (3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stephen Greif (Sporus) and Brian Croucher (Melior) both played Commander Travis in Blakes 7 (1978), during its first and second series respectively. See more »

Quotes

Diomed: [to a slave] Remind me to sell you in the morning.
See more »

Connections

Version of Sins of Pompeii (1950) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Talent Ignored?
8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With a remarkable cast & spiffed up story based on the book, this made-for-TV movie was a joy to watch. All that being said, I must assert that Duncan Regehr totally sold this series - Yes, he was Damn Hot as the gladiator Lydon. Following the splendid job he did playing Erroll Flynn in "My Wicked, Wicked Ways", I was hoping Hollywood would snatch him up & turn out blazing action/adventure flicks with a film noir edge - but nothing happened, or possibly even a remake of "Captain Blood", but still - no. From 1985 on, insipid, look-alike pretty boys got all the leads, it seems. Aside from that, this version of the "Last Days of Pompeii" had a stellar cast with some stunning scenes, sets, & special effects, & um, oh - the gladiatorial fight sequences were every bit of okay, too!


13 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The last days of Pompeii DVD or Video linimckay
Last Days of Pompeii mini-series wizardofohms
looking for DVD or VHS of Last days of Pompéii tinome-1
DVD to be released in UK on Sept 17 white_out
the german DVD is crap beduran
Last Days of Pompeii Region 1 DVD available eilonwy40
Discuss The Last Days of Pompeii (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page