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Caesar (2002)

Julius Caesar (original title)
Twenty-year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla, but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.

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Uli Edel
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Sisto ... Gaius Julius Caesar
Richard Harris ... Lucius Cornelius Sulla
Christopher Walken ... Marcus Portius Cato
Valeria Golino ... Calpurnia
Chris Noth ... Pompey (as Christopher Noth)
Pamela Bowen ... Aurelia
Heino Ferch ... Vercingetorix
Tobias Moretti ... Caius Cassius
Samuela Sardo Samuela Sardo ... Cleopatra
Daniela Piazza Daniela Piazza ... Cornelia
Nicole Grimaudo ... Julia
Sean Pertwee ... Labienus
Ian Duncan ... Marcus Brutus
Kate Steavenson-Payne ... Portia
Paolo Briguglia Paolo Briguglia ... Marcus Portius
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Storyline

Epic look at Julius Caesar, Rome's last dictator, whose death also signaled the end of the Roman Republic. Chronicles his campaigns in Gaul and Egypt, his rivalry with General Pompey, and his eventual assassination at the hands of Brutus and Cassius. Written by Ronos

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Feared by enemies. Betrayed by friends.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

Netherlands | Italy | Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Last on-screen appearance of Sir Richard Harris. See more »

Goofs

When Caeser was forced to leave Rome during the dictatorship of Sulla in 82 B.C., he was 20 years old, yet the film shows him as having an approximately twelve year-old daughter. See more »

Quotes

[Caesar is dying]
Caesar: Brutus...
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About the Roman military uniforms
16 January 2007 | by mihai_d_2000See all my reviews

There is a problem with the Roman army's uniforms: in this movie (like in many others about the Roman Empire), the Roman soldiers are not properly equipped; I mean especially the helmets: they have Imperial Italic helmets, but these helmets appeared 40 years after Caesar's death, during the reign of Augustus! In this period (82 – 44 BC), the Roman army used Montefortino and Coolus A-B helmets. Also, in the movie there are some Praetorian soldiers, but these troops were created by Augustus. There are many books and data bases about the Roman army! The Montefortino helmets are much simplier than the helmets used in the movie; so, I think it's easier to "produce" such helmets. If a movie cannot show me the real uniforms, how could it show me the real facts?!


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