Top Ancient Rome Movies

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1. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

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: 142,885

2. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

67 Metascore

A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 1,227,490 | Gross: $187.71M

3. Centurion (2010)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

62 Metascore

A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is devastated in a guerrilla attack.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko, Andreas Wisniewski

Votes: 74,534 | Gross: $0.12M

4. The Last Legion (2007)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, War

37 Metascore

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

Director: Doug Lefler | Stars: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Peter Mullan

Votes: 32,826 | Gross: $5.93M

5. The Eagle (2011)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

55 Metascore

In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, István Göz

Votes: 61,948 | Gross: $19.49M

7. Warrior Queen (2003)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Drama, History

Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Alex Kingston, Steven Waddington, Emily Blunt, Leanne Rowe

Votes: 1,082

8. Imperium: Augustus (2003 TV Movie)

R | 178 min | Drama, History, Romance

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: 1,204

9. Druids (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

Votes: 4,860

10. In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

15 Metascore

A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son, two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta, Leelee Sobieski

Votes: 42,591 | Gross: $4.54M

11. The Voyage Home (2004)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

De Reditu takes place in 415 AD- five years after the devestating sack of Rome by the Visigoths- and tells the true story of Claudio Rutilio Namaziano, the last great pagan poet of a ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Bondì | Stars: Elia Schilton, Rodolfo Corsato, Romuald Andrzej Klos, Roberto Herlitzka

Votes: 40

12. Antony and Cleopatra (2015)

Not Rated | 152 min | Comedy

A humorous retelling of the classic, complicated love story, Antony and Cleopatra. Reason and judgment prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion. Surrendering everything to their desires.

Director: Barry Avrich | Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Yanna McIntosh, Sean Arbuckle, Daniel Briere

Votes: 22

13. Spartacus (2004 TV Movie)

174 min | Action, Drama, History

After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as a gladiator, a slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra

Votes: 5,208

14. Spartacus (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

The life of Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 207,745

15. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

In the time before the arrival of Spartacus, the House of Batiatus faces many challenges from competitors, and within its own household.

Stars: John Hannah, Manu Bennett, Peter Mensah, Dustin Clare

Votes: 116,815

16. Caesar (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

Twenty-year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla, but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,410

17. Theodora, Slave Empress (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Georges Marchal, Gianna Maria Canale, Renato Baldini, Irene Papas

Votes: 186

18. Attila (1954)

TV-14 | 80 min | Biography, Drama, History

Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Claude Laydu

Votes: 592

19. Sheba and the Gladiator (1959)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Zenobia, Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and defeats the Roman troops... But she makes a big mistake when she falls in love with enemy officer Marco Valerio.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Georges Marchal, Folco Lulli, Chelo Alonso

Votes: 190

20. Goliath and the Barbarians (1959)

86 min | Adventure

When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.

Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Steve Reeves, Chelo Alonso, Bruce Cabot, Giulia Rubini

Votes: 233

21. Carthage in Flames (1960)

93 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

Historical drama depicting the last of the Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and Carthage.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Daniel Gélin, Anne Heywood, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 208

22. Fury of the Pagans (1960)

86 min | Adventure

At the end of the sixth century, a band of pagan savages attacks a peaceful northern province of Italy.

Director: Guido Malatesta | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Rossana Podestà, Livio Lorenzon, Carla Calò

Votes: 26

23. Revenge of the Barbarians (1960)

104 min | Action, Drama, History

408 AD. The Visigoths led by Alaric invade northern Italy. At Ravenna, they have to battle, and they are stopped by the power of the Roman legions and the cunning of the emperor's sister, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Vari | Stars: Daniela Rocca, Anthony Steel, Robert Alda, José Greci

Votes: 41

24. Romulus and the Sabines (1961)

98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

The classic story from the early days of Rome where there are no women. Romulus, the founder of Rome, finds women to be wives from Sabina where there are a lot of women. The Sabine men, of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Roger Moore, Mylène Demongeot, Giorgia Moll, Scilla Gabel

Votes: 252

25. The Slave (1962)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

During the power struggle between Caesar and Crassus, a Roman centurion, who is the lost son of Spartacus, is dispatched to Crassus' camp to observe his movements and keep Caesar informed.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

Votes: 306

26. Brennus, Enemy of Rome (1963)

TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Tony Kendall, Ursula Davis, Massimo Serato

Votes: 52

27. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Approved | 188 min | Drama, History, War

The death of Marcus Aurelius leads to a succession crisis, in which the deceased emperor's son, Commodus, demonstrates that he is unwilling to let anything undermine his claim to the Roman Empire.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason

Votes: 7,516 | Gross: $4.75M

28. Giants of Rome (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, War

An elite group of soldiers led by the courageous Claudius Marcellus are handpicked by Julius Caesar to embark on a desperate and dangerous suicide mission to destroy the Druids' secret weapon.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Richard Harrison, Wandisa Guida, Ettore Manni, Philippe Hersent

Votes: 197

29. Thunder of Battle (1964)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Coriolanus leads the plebians in a revolt against Roman oppression.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Alberto Lupo, Lilla Brignone, Philippe Hersent

Votes: 87

30. Revolt of the Praetorians (1964)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rome chafes under the rule of the Emperor Domitian and his Egyptian mistress, Artamne. A mysterious champion arises to fight against the Emperor -- a masked man known as the Red Wolf. In ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Richard Harrison, Moira Orfei, Piero Lulli, Giuliano Gemma

Votes: 67

31. Revolt of the Barbarians (1964)

99 min | Adventure, Drama

A roman consul is sent to Gaul to investigate the theft of gold shipments. He discovers that the gold is being stolen by a tribe of barbarians--whose leader is the governor of Gaul.

Director: Guido Malatesta | Stars: Roland Carey, Maria Grazia Spina, Mario Feliciani, Gabriele Antonini

Votes: 46

32. The Last Roman (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

Cethegus, leader of the Roman nobility, travels to Bizantium and its leader Justinian, in an attempt to raise an army to march on the Goths under Narses. Cethegus would like to set the two ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Andrew Marton, Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Orson Welles, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 277



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