Tag: ancient-rome

The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976) 7.7

The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)

When Julius Cesar fears, that he will probably never be able to defeat the gaulic village of Asterix and his friends, he has the idea of offering the Gauls a deal: if they are able to solve twelve tasks that he selected,...

Ben-Hur (1959) 8.1

Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At firs...

The Apocalypse (2000) (TV) 6.3

The Apocalypse (2000) (TV)

It is 90 A.D., and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God, and ruler over heaven and Earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side, a...

Fellini Satyricon (1969) 6.9

Fellini Satyricon (1969)

In first century Rome, two student friends, Encolpio and Ascilto, argue about ownership of the boy Gitone, divide their belongings and split up. The boy, allowed to choose who he goes with, chooses Ascilto. Only a sudden...

The Viking Queen (1967) 5.1

The Viking Queen (1967)

To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line Romans on the other. As Salina an...

Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008) 5.2

Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)

Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.::Mario...

Attila (1954) 5.5

Attila (1954)

The king of the Huns, whose hordes from various tribes and allies have been sweeping the Asian steppes and both Roman empires, dies, leaving the throne to two sons. Bleda, tired of war and hungry, bloody campaigns, wants...

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) 6.7

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Intent on securing peace and prosperity throughout the mighty Roman Empire, the wise diplomat, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, calls together the local governors from all over the Empire, after conquering the Germanic tribes. W...

King Arthur (2004) 6.3

King Arthur (2004)

Based on a more realistic portrayal of "Arthur" than has ever been presented onscreen. The film will focus on the history and politics of the period during which Arthur ruled -- when the Roman empire collapsed and skirmi...

Asterix in America-1994 5.9

Asterix in America-1994

Caesar has had enough when another legion is hacked to pieces by the damned single indomitable village in Gaul because of the druid's magic potion, so he decides to tackle the problem at the root before conspiratorial se...

Quo Vadis-1951 7.2

Quo Vadis-1951

Returning to Rome after three years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor) meets Lygia (Deborah Kerr) and falls in love with her, though as a Christian, she wants nothing to do with a warrior. Though she g...

Ben-Hur-1959 8.1

Ben-Hur-1959

Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At firs...

Attila flagello di Dio-1982 6.5

Attila flagello di Dio-1982

The misadventures of Attila and his band of barbarians as they take up arms against the Roman Empire in their native Milano.::Il Tesoro...

Cleopatra-1963 7

Cleopatra-1963

In 48 B.C., Caesar pursues Pompey from Pharsalia to Egypt. Ptolemy, now supreme ruler after deposing his older sister, Cleopatra, attempts to gain favor with Caesar by presenting the conquerer with the head of Pompey, bo...

Sebastiane-1976 6.1

Sebastiane-1976

300 A.D. : the Roman Sebastianus is exiled to a remote outpost populated exclusively by men. Weakened by their desires, these men turn to homosexual activities to satisfy their needs. However, Sebastianus becomes the tar...

Monty Python’s Life of Brian-1979 8.1

Monty Python’s Life of Brian-1979

The story of Brian of Nazareth, born on the same day as Jesus of Nazareth, who takes a different path in life that leads to the same conclusion. Brian joins a political resistance movement aiming to get the Romans out of...

The Miracle Maker-2000 7

The Miracle Maker-2000

The story of Jesus Christ.::Kenneth Chisholm...