Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
Sony Pictures Entertainment
No warning. No escape.
See more »
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences, disaster-related action and brief sexual content
See all certifications »
21 February 2014 (USA)
See more »
Opening Weekend USA: $10,340,823,
23 February 2014, Wide Release
Gross USA: $23,219,748
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $117,831,631
See more on IMDbPro »
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
See full technical specs
Did You Know?
The original cut of the film ran for 130 minutes with 24 minutes of footage missing from the theatrical cut. All of the deleted footage is available on the DVD and Blu-ray release of the film. See more
Roman senators wore togas to show their rank, not armor. Additionally, senators were legislators. They had none of the life and death powers which Corvus displays in the film. See more
In the darkness you could hear the crying of women, the wailing of infants, and the shouting of men. Some prayed for help. Others wished for death. But still more imagined that there were no Gods left, and that the universe was plunged into eternal darkness. - Pliny the Younger, A.D. 79.
During post production, the film company made edits to violence and bloodletting to appease the BBFC in the UK in order to secure a '12A' rating. These cuts persisted into all theatrical versions of the film released in other countries. See more
from Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Written by Joseph LoDuca
© Starz Entertainment, LLC.
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Music Canada, Ltd. See more