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Poll: Sword-and-Sandals Films

The Peplum film, also known as sword-and-sandal, is a genre of Italian-made epics relating to fantasy-adventure tales involving heroic exploits in ancient or biblical times. The genre was most prolific near the end of the 1950s and through the 1960s.

So which sword-and-sandals film is your favorite? Please Note: I will not be including animation films that explore similar themes (I.e. Disney's "Hercules"). Minimum 1,000 votes.

Discuss your thoughts HERE. It'd be pretty epic...

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    300 (2006)

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    The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

    ***This was one of the earlier 'sword-and-sandal' films hence its abnormally low run-time for a film of its genre.
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    Agora (2009)

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    Alexander (2004)

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    Barabbas (1961)

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    Ben-Hur (1959)

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    Cabiria (1914)

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    Clash of the Titans (1981)

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    Cleopatra (1963)

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    Conan the Barbarian (1982)

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    Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

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    The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

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    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

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    Gladiator (2000)

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    Helen of Troy (1956)

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    Le fatiche di Ercole (1958)

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    The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)

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    Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

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    Julius Caesar (1953)

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    Quo Vadis (1951)

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    The Robe (1953)

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    Samson and Delilah (1949)

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    Spartacus (1960)

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    The Ten Commandments (1956)

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    Troy (2004)

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    The Thief of Bagdad (1924)


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