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1. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 161,132

2. Caligula (1979)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History

5.3
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Details the graphic and shocking but undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 34,759 | Gross: $23.44M

3. Domina (2021– )

TV-MA | Drama, History

7.0
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The life and rise of Livia Drusilla, the powerful wife of the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar.

Stars: Liam Cunningham, Alex Lanipekun, Peter Campion, Kasia Smutniak

Votes: 2,588

4. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 16,571

5. History of the World: Part I (1981)

R | 92 min | Comedy, History, Musical

6.9
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47 Metascore

Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 47,709 | Gross: $31.67M

6. Playmobil: The Movie (2019)

PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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25 Metascore

Animated feature film inspired by the Playmobil brand toys.

Director: Lino DiSalvo | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Jim Gaffigan, Gabriel Bateman, Adam Lambert

Votes: 3,770

7. Riverworld (2003 TV Movie)

86 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Hale, an American astronaut dies and is reincarnated with other persons who have lived throughout all of human history and end up on a mysterious planet called 'Riverworld'. The humans are ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Brad Johnson, Karen Holness, Emily Lloyd, Jeremy Birchall

Votes: 2,427

8. Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

Luke travels Roma looking for apostle Paul, turned in Nero's prisoner, to tell his story before his execution.

Director: Andrew Hyatt | Stars: Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 8,087 | Gross: $17.56M

9. Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)

Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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Inhabitants of the last unconquered village in Gaul (ancient France) use a magical potion to hold their independence from Roman invaders.

Director: Claude Zidi | Stars: Christian Clavier, Gérard Depardieu, Roberto Benigni, Michel Galabru

Votes: 40,881 | Gross: $1.64M

10. Barbarians Rising (2016– )

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

7.8
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Rome. The greatest empire the world has ever known. This docudrama tells the story of Rome through the eyes of the empire's many adversaries who battled to see its destruction.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Barry Strauss, Richard Riddell, Julian Kostov

Votes: 1,936

11. Carry on Cleo (1964)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

6.7
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Two Britons, Hengist and Horsa, are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar.

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 4,310

12. I sette magnifici gladiatori (1983)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.7
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A bandit leader endowed with supernatural powers by his sorceress mother makes yearly raids on a peasant village. However, the women of the village come into possession of a magic sword, ... See full summary »

Directors: Bruno Mattei, Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Brad Harris, Dan Vadis

Votes: 484

13. Caligula (1996)

R | 51 min | Drama

5.0
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The young emperor's decision to force the senators of Rome to live under a regime as cruel, moronic, meaningless and random as he believes life itself to be. His decision is prompted by the death of his sister, with whom he was in love.

Director: Sándor Cs. Nagy | Stars: Szabolcs Hajdu, Károly Safranek, Éva Rózsáné Zsolnay, Yvette Bozsik

Votes: 94

14. Sign of the Pagan (1954)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.1
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With the Roman Empire divided, Attila the Hun hopes to conquer. In his way are a brave centurion, a beautiful princess...and Christianity.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance, Ludmilla Tchérina, Rita Gam

Votes: 656

15. Augustus: The First Emperor (2003 TV Movie)

R | 178 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Vittoria Belvedere, Benjamin Sadler

Votes: 1,342

16. Gladiator Eroticvs: The Lesbian Warriors (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy

3.8
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Beautiful and powerful Roman General Eroticus vows revenge after being enslaved by Dickus Minimus and must train to become the most feared and least clothed Gladiator.

Director: John Bacchus | Stars: Darian Caine, Erin Brown, Jade Duboir, John Paul Fedele

Votes: 445

17. Caligula's Slaves (1984)

84 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

3.4
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Young, sadistic and uncharacteristically introspective Caligula falls for a black slave girl who serves as exotic dancer at his court. However, she's secretly working for his cousin who plans to overthrow him. Will love conquer all?

Director: Lorenzo Onorati | Stars: Robert Gligorov, Sandra Venturini, Aldo Ralli, Francesco Romei

Votes: 191

18. Roman Scandals (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart, Edward Arnold

Votes: 656

19. Nero (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 192 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.6
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A six-episode mini-series covering five centuries of the Roman Empire.

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Hans Matheson, Laura Morante, Rike Schmid, Matthias Habich

Votes: 646

20. Caesar Must Die (2012)

Unrated | 77 min | Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Cosimo Rega, Salvatore Striano, Giovanni Arcuri, Antonio Frasca

Votes: 6,421

21. I, Claudius (1937)

Drama

The life and times of the Roman Emperor Claudius (10 B.C. to 54 A.D.).

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Emlyn Williams, Flora Robson

22. Sex in the Ancient World: Prostitution in Pompeii (2009 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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The excavations of Pompeii reveal a thriving sex industry with prostitutes ranging from female slaves to male celebrities. But like today sexual promiscuity was not considered proper or ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Sayenga | Stars: Anthony Velazquez, Angelina Bulygina, Tiffany Lauren Bennicke, Mariann Gavelo

Votes: 95

23. H.P. Lovecraft: Two Left Arms (2013)

80 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Carter, an art conservator, arrives in Italy to restore a fresco in an old church. He discovers that the strange locals are hiding something and a mystery relating to a nearby lake that legend says was created by a meteor.

Directors: Adam Rehmeier, Domiziano Cristopharo | Stars: Yvonne Sciò, Paolo Stella, Carlo De Mejo, Yuri Antonosante

Votes: 72

24. The Affairs of Messalina (1951)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama, History

5.7
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A story, set in Rome of 44 A.D., concerning the amorous and political intrigues of the evil Empress Messalina, the wife of the Roman Emperor Claudius, and her eventual hounding to death.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: María Félix, Georges Marchal, Memo Benassi, Delia Scala

Votes: 101

25. Columna (1968)

133 min | Drama, History

7.9
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The end of Trajan's Dacian Wars (106 AD), when south western Dacia was transformed into a Roman province: Roman Dacia.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Richard Johnson, Antonella Lualdi, Ilarion Ciobanu, Amedeo Nazzari

Votes: 659

26. Pepsi Commercial: We Will Rock You (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Music

7.2
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Scantily clad gladiators, Beyoncé, Britney Spears and Pink, upset Emperor Enrique Iglesias by singing and drinking his Pepsi at the Roman Colosseum instead of fighting each other.

Stars: Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Britney Spears

Votes: 156

27. Specters (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror

4.1
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A US professor of archaeology and his young research team uncover a sealed ancient pagan tomb under the mausoleum of the real life Roman Emperor Domitian. This unleashes an evil deity that starts haunting people involved with the dig.

Director: Marcello Avallone | Stars: John R. Pepper, Trine Michelsen, Donald Pleasence, Massimo De Rossi

Votes: 367

28. Day of Triumph (1954)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, History

6.5
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An inspiring and ground breaking film on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.

Directors: John T. Coyle, Irving Pichel | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Robert Holton, James Griffith, Joanne Dru

Votes: 62

29. The Ten Gladiators (1963)

104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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Roccia and a band of fellow gladiators join forces with a patrician named Glaucus Valerius to replace Nero, (and his evil henchman, Tigelinus), with a new emperor: Servius Galba. During the... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Roger Browne, José Greci, Dan Vadis, Franca Parisi

Votes: 110

30. Hijazo de mi vidaza (1972)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Gordolfo, a self-stylized ladies man, and his doting mother (Naborita) help out a childhood friend claim an inheritance by beating the feared wrestler Tulipan Jones.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Enrique Cuenca, Eduardo Manzano, María Fernanda, Federico González

Votes: 44

31. Los cántabros (1980)

107 min | Adventure

5.6
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The story of Corocotta, the indestructible Cantabrian who challenged Rome and fought of the army of Augustus for years. He was so bold that it the emperor offered a the reward for his life.

Director: Paul Naschy | Stars: Paul Naschy, Verónica Miriel, Alfredo Mayo, Julia Saly

Votes: 34

32. Caligula: 1400 Days of Terror (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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A fresh look at the rise and fall of one of history's most notorious figures, shot on location in Rome, Capri and along the English Channel.

Director: Bruce Kennedy | Stars: Darius Arya, Corey Brennan, Lowell Byers, Valerie Higgins

Votes: 118

33. Roman Legion-Hare (1955)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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At the Coliseum, Emperor Nero want to threw a victim to the lions, but finds out that they ran out of victims. So he orders Yosemite Sam to fetch one for him. After noticing Bugs Bunny, Sam tries to make him the victim.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 812

34. Bérénice (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe | Stars: Carole Bouquet, Gérard Depardieu, Jacques Weber, Isabel Otero

Votes: 46

35. Una virgen para Calígula (1982)

87 min | Comedy, History

3.8
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The erotic adventures of Emperor Caligula.

Director: Jaime J. Puig | Stars: Raquel Evans, Joaquín Gómez, Andrea Albani, Conrado Tortosa 'Pipper'

Votes: 18

36. Caligula (1975 TV Movie)

Drama

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The young emperor's decision to force the senators of Rome to live under a regime as cruel, moronic, meaningless and random as he believes life itself to be. His decision is prompted by the death of his sister, with whom he was in love.

Directors: Yvonne Lex, Peter Simons | Stars: Marc Bober, Joris Collet, Maurits Goossens, Yvonne Lex

Votes: 20

37. Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea (1997)

101 min | Drama

7.7
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Pozzuoli and its surroundings are places with an ancient and distant history. Thus we are reliving some dramatic episodes of an almost forgotten past: the matricide of Agrippina by Nero; ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe M. Gaudino | Stars: Olimpia Carlisi, Tina Femiano, Salvatore Grasso, Aldo Bufi Landi

Votes: 84

38. China Scandal: Exotic Dance (1983)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Directors: David Lai, Kôyû Ohara | Stars: Michael Wai-Man Chan, Emi Shindô, Kaoru Oda, Lily Lee

Votes: 18

39. Giuliano l'apostata (1919)

102 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Highly stylised biopic of the last Pagan Roman-Byzantine Emperor, Julian the Philosopher, known to Christians as 'the Apostate'. Orphaned by his cousin Constantius (Costanzo), and narrowly ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ugo Falena | Stars: Mila Bernard, Rina Calabria, Claudio Caparelli, Vincenzo D'Amore

40. Bacanales romanas, II Parte (1985)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Jaime J. Puig | Stars: Inmaculada G. Araújo, Lita Claver, Manolo de Vega, Raquel Evans

41. See Ya Later Gladiator (1968)

G | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

4.8
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A time machine sends Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales back to Rome in 65 A.D., where they are captured for lion fodder as entertainment for Emperor Nero. Speedy feeds hot chili peppers to a ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Lovy | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 154

42. L'incoronazione di Poppea (1979)

164 min | Music, Drama

8.4
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Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle | Stars: Rachel Yakar, Eric Tappy, Trudeliese Schmidt, Matti Salminen

Votes: 46

43. Caligula (1966 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.3
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The young emperor's decision to force the senators of Rome to live under a regime as cruel, moronic, meaningless and random as he believes life itself to be. His decision is prompted by the death of his sister, with whom he was in love.

Director: Ludwig Cremer | Stars: Horst Frank, Krista Keller, Hans Korte, Charles Regnier

Votes: 15

44. Nero (1922)

Passed | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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Biography portraying the life of the Roman Emperor Nero.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Jacques Grétillat, Sandro Salvini, Guido Trento, Enzo De Felice

45. Nerone (1930)

78 min | Comedy

7.0
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Depictions of the Emperor Nero and the Great Fire of Rome (64). Anachronisms are used for comedy, such as Nero telephoning the fire brigade.

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Ettore Petrolini, Elma Krimer, Grazia del Rio, Mercedes Brignone

Votes: 40

46. Good Morning, Eve! (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Musical, Comedy, Short

6.0
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In this short musical comedy, Adam and Eve go on an adventure through time that leads them from the Garden of Eden, to the Roman Empire, King Arthur's court, and a beach resort in modern-day Florida.

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Leon Errol, June MacCloy, Vernon Dent, Maxine Doyle

Votes: 223

48. Caligula (2003)

4 min | Short, Drama

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Having just received evidence about a plot on his life Caligula approaches a mirror in a State Room of the Imperial Palace.

Director: Jerry Anton | Star: Jerry Anton

49. L'incoronazione di Poppea (1993 TV Movie)

161 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.2
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Director: José Montes-Baquer | Stars: Patricia Schuman, Richard Croft, Kathleen Kuhlmann, Jeffrey Gall

Votes: 18

50. Severus & the City (2011)

41 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: Paul Banks



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