Not Rated | | Drama, History
After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.
A 1998 Vanity Fair article on the making of Cleopatra (1963) claims that Heston's movie uses footage trimmed by Twentieth Century Fox from Joseph L. Mankiewicz's six-hour director's cut.