Unrated | | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Director Tinto Brass was fired during editing. In Italy, he brought a suit against Producer Bob Guccione, preventing the movie from being released without his permission.
I have existed from the morning of the world and I shall exist until the last star falls from the night. Although I have taken the form of Gaius Caligula, I am all men as I am no man and therefore I am a God.
Caligula is stabbed many times by the guards, yet his robe shows no signs of damage.
The opening credits of the Russian release mistakenly list Tinto Brass as the "camera operator," while Bob Guccione and Giancarlo Lui are given the honour of being listed as the "directors."
The film was released in Britain in two forms: the original cinema release ran 150 minutes and used a handful of alternate angles, while the video was cut down to 102 minutes by the distributor.
$8,669 (USA) (19 September 1999)
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