What are the best movies about the Roman Empire?

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    #1Gladiator

    Gladiator

    Gladiator is a historical film directed by Ridley Scott. The film was released in 2000 and features Russell Crowe as the Roman General Maximus and Joaquin Phoenix as Emperor Commodus. Its runtime is 155 minutes - 171 minutes extended.

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    Reyansh Kadam
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Gladiator is my personal favorite movie about Roman warriors! This is the only film that I appreciated Russel Crow's acting, compared to his poor acting in Les Miserables."
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    #2The Fall of the Roman Empire

    The Fall of the Roman Empire

    The Fall of the Roman Empire is an epic historical film in 1964. After Marcus Aurelius's death, his son Commodus takes the throne and goes corrupted, turning him into a megalomaniac.

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    Bobby Elliott
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I'm researching about Roman Empire for my school reports and my mom suggested this awesome film. Everything in this film was grand! The props, the acting and the story. It's incomparable and a masterpiece."
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    #3The Robe (1953)

    The Robe (1953)

    The Robe is an epic Biblical film in 1953. Based on the novel with the same name, the film is about Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio's troubles after crucifying Jesus of Nazareth.

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    Howard Holmes
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Most of historical epics in the 50s are jaw dropping because everything is practical props and effects! I like everything I watched in this epic flick."
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    #4The Passion of the Christ

    The Passion of the Christ

    The Passion of the Christ is a biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson. Released in 2004, the movie was based on The Passion in the New Testament of the Bible. It starred Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, and Monica Bellucci.

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    Amanda Snyder
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Yep, they turned the Romans into the bad guys. The torture scenes are stomach churning, I have to close my eyes everytime Jesus gets flagellated :'( "
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    #5The Eagle

    The Eagle

    The Eagle is an epic historical film in 2011. Based on the novel The Eagle of the Ninth, the film depicts the journey of Roman Centurion Marcus to Scotland in retrieving a Roman eagle emblem.

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    Ridhi Sharma
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Channing Tatum, you look so hot!!! I only watched this movie because of him ;)"
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    #6Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur is an action, adventure and drama movie directed by Timur Bekmambetov. It was first released Agust 19, 2016, by MGM studios and was rated PG-13 by the board. It starred Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, and Rodrigo Santoro.

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    Larry Simpson
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I prefer the 1959 version of Ben-Hur, it's real racehorse combat and no fancy CGI."
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    #7Caligula

    Caligula

    Caligula is an erotic, historical drama film in 1979. The film chronicled the life and death of Rome's notorious emperor, Caligula. It is the only feature film by Penthouse Magazine.

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    Irene Carranza
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "It's a shame that critics only concentrated on the erotic part. They should have appreciated the efforts of making an epic historical film but it's Penthouse's production so there's no surprise."
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    #8The Last Legion

    The Last Legion

    The Last Legion is a movie in 2007. Directed by Doug Lefler, it is about the remaining Roman legion seeking refuge in Britain after the empire crumbles. They are also searching for Julius Ceasar's sword.

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    Wendy Lee
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I never imagined they'll connect the Roman Empire to the Arthurian legend, it's sorta confusing. Still enjoyed it despite the historical inaccuracies. "

Summary

Best What are the best movies about the Roman Empire
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GladiatorMovies 10 Paid
2The Fall of the Roman EmpireMovies 9 Paid
3The Robe (1953)Movies 6 Paid
4The Passion of the ChristMovies 5 Paid
5The EagleMovies 4 Paid
6Ben-HurMovies 3 Paid
7CaligulaMovies 1 Paid
8The Last LegionMovies 0 Paid
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