Tag: ancient rome

Nero’s Mistress (1956) 5.6

Nero’s Mistress (1956)

Storyline:Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians...

Androcles and the Lion (1952) 6.2

Androcles and the Lion (1952)

Storyline:Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life....

The Apocalypse (TV Movie 2000) 6.3

The Apocalypse (TV Movie 2000)

Storyline: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 i...

Fellini Satyricon (1969) 6.9

Fellini Satyricon (1969)

Storyline: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. ...

The Viking Queen (1967) 5.1

The Viking Queen (1967)

Storyline: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....

Attila (1954) 5.5

Attila (1954)

Storyline: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 cam...

King Arthur (2004) 6.3

King Arthur (2004)

Storyline: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 collaps...

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) 6.7

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Storyline: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 Germa...

Rome’s Invisible City (2015) 0.0

Rome’s Invisible City (2015)

Storyline:With the help of a team of experts and the latest in 3-D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong, along with Dr Michael Scott, explores the hidden underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ...

Caligula with Mary Beard (2013) 5.0

Caligula with Mary Beard (2013)

Storyline:What is true and what is false in the hideous stories spread about the controversial figure of the Roman emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (12-41), nicknamed Caligula? Professor Mary Beard expl...

Sebastiane (1976) 7.6

Sebastiane (1976)

Storyline:Rome, AD 303. Emperor Diocletian demotes his favourite, Sebastian, from captain of the palace guard to the rank of common soldier and banishes him to a remote coastal outpost where his fellow soldiers, weake...

Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar (1999) 6.0

Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar (1999)

Storyline:Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path ...

Hannibal (1959) 5.6

Hannibal (1959)

Storyline:A Carthaginian general attempts to cross the Alps with an army of elephants in order to conquer Rome.User Reviews:

Caligula (1979) 5.4

Caligula (1979)

Storyline: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome...

Quo Vadis (1951) 7.2

Quo Vadis (1951)

Storyline: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....

Ben-Hur (1959) 8.1

Ben-Hur (1959)

Storyline: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 leg...