Movies About Pompeii

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Movies About Pompeii

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Gladiator (2000)

Gladiator
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed
Rated R

Gladiator is a 2000 epic historical drama directed by Ridley Scott. The film stars Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius, a powerful Roman general who is betrayed and sold into slavery, and forced to fight as a gladiator in the Colosseum. With the help of his loyal friend Juba, Maximus leads a rebellion against the corrupt emperor Commodus, who killed his father and family in order to gain power. Maximus ultimately succeeds in his mission, sacrificing his own life in the process. At the same time, he manages to restore freedom and honor to the Roman Empire. Gladiator is a thrilling adventure, filled with intense action and breathtaking visuals.

Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From William Wyler, starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet
Rated G

Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Charlton Heston as the title character. The film tells the story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince from Jerusalem, who is enslaved by the Romans at the beginning of the 1st century. After a long journey of revenge, redemption, and forgiveness, Judah eventually triumphs over his enemies and is reconciled with his childhood friend, Messala. The film also stars Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith and Haya Harareet. The film was a massive success, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1959 and the highest-grossing film of all time at the time of its release. It won a record 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and remains one of the few films to have won a Best Picture Academy Award without being nominated in any other category. Ben-Hur is seen as one of the greatest films of all time and is often considered one of the best biblical epics ever made.

Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam
Rated R

Life of Brian is a 1979 British comedy film directed and written by Terry Jones and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Eric Idle. The film follows Brian Cohen (Chapman), an average young Jewish man, who is born on the same day as—and next door to—Jesus Christ, and is subsequently mistaken for the Messiah. The film follows his life as he is subjected to numerous ridiculous situations and misadventures, all the while maintaining his integrity and moral code. This leads to controversy and opposition from religious leaders, and eventually to his crucifixion and death. The film is a sharp satire of religious faith and superstition, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest comedies ever made.

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton
Rated PG-13

Spartacus is an epic historical drama directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as the titular character. The film is set in the year 73 BC and chronicles the story of the slave uprising led by Spartacus against the Roman Republic. The story follows Spartacus as he leads his fellow slaves in a revolt against their captors, and goes on to become a widely revered symbol of freedom. The film features a stellar cast, including Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, and Tony Curtis. Through a combination of battle scenes and political intrigue, the film examines the power of freedom and the consequences of oppression. Ultimately, it is a story of courage and resilience in the face of tyranny.

Titus (1999)

Titus
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Julie Taymor, starring Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi
Rated R

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
Rated G

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Antoine Fuqua, starring Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd
Rated PG-13

Centurion (2010)

Centurion
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Neil Marshall, starring Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko, Andreas Wisniewski
Rated R

 



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