Sword-and-sandal
The peplum film (pepla plural), also known as sword-and-sandal, is a genre of largely Italian-made historical or biblical epics (costume dramas) that dominated the Italian film industry from 1958 to ...
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The Last Legion
The Last Legion is a 2007 film directed by Doug Lefler. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and others, it is based on a 2003 Italian novel of the same name written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi. It stars C...
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Sign of the Pagan
Sign of the Pagan is a 1954 film starring Jeff Chandler about Attila the Hun (Jack Palance) and his invasion of Rome.
During the fifth century the Roman Empire has been split in two and come unde...
Mahabharat (1965 film)
Mahabharat is a 1965 Hindi film based on the Indian epic Mahābhārata, starring Abhi Bhattacharya as Krishna, Pradeep Kumar as Arjuna, Dara Singh as Bhima, Padmini as Draupadi, Tiwari as Duryodhan and...
Massacre in the Black Forest
Massacre in the Black Forest (German: Hermann der Cherusker - Die Schlacht im Teutoburger Wald) is a 1967 historical drama film set in the German frontier in AD 9. The film centers on Hermann, a...
The Giant of Marathon
La battaglia di Maratona (English version: The Giant of Marathon) is a 1959 Italian/French international co-production sword and sandal film, loosely based on the Battle of Marathon. It was directed...
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Una regina per Cesare
A Queen for Caesar (Italian: Una regina per Cesare, French: Cléopâtre une reine pour César) is a 1962 Italian-French historical drama film set in Egypt in 48 BC. Unlike other films about C...
Empire (2005 TV series)
Empire is an American historical television series for ABC. It is an historical drama set in 44 BC Rome, and covers the struggle of a young Octavius (Santiago Cabrera), the nephew and heir of Julius C...
Pharaoh (film)
Pharaoh (Polish: Faraon) is a 1966 Polish film directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz and adapted from the eponymous novel by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus. In 1967 it was nominated for an Academy Awar...
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Ben-Hur (1959 film)
Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Grif...
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Narcissus (1983 film)
Narcissus is a 1983 Canadian short musical and experimental film directed by Norman McLaren and produced by David Verrall, visualizing the legend of Narcissus in a modern way. It was McLaren's last f...
The 300 Spartans
The 300 Spartans is a 1962 CinemaScope film depicting the Battle of Thermopylae. Made with the cooperation of the Greek government, it was shot in the village of Perachora in the Peloponnese. It star...
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Immortals (2011 film)
Immortals is a 2011 3D mythology fantasy film directed by Tarsem Singh and starring Henry Cavill, Freida Pinto, and Mickey Rourke. The film also stars Luke Evans, Steve Byers, Kellan Lutz, Joseph Mor...
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Theodora, Slave Empress
Theodora, Slave Empress (Italian: Teodora, imperatrice di Bisanzio) is a 1954 film about Theodora, a former slave who married Justinian I, emperor of Byzantium in AD 527-565. It was directed by R...
Hercules (1983 film)
Hercules is a 1983 Italian adventure film written and directed by Luigi Cozzi and starring Lou Ferrigno. The film is based on Greek mythology and follows the exploits of Hercules.Part of the adventure...
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Hercules (1997 film)
Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classic...
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Mayura (film)
Mayura (Kannada: ಮಯೂರ) is a 1975 Kannada historical drama film directed by Vijay. It is one of the most popular films of acclaimed Kannada actor Rajkumar, who plays the role of Prince Mayurasharma of ...
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Caligula (film)
Caligula is a biographical film focusing on the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Caligula. It stars Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole and John Gielgud. It is the only f...
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