Roman Movies are commonly those movies which are set in Ancient Rome. Ancient Rome is one of the most talked about eras of history, being featured and referenced in countless sources of popular culture. There have been brilliant films set in contemporary Rome, the culture of ancient Rome is completely different, and with the exception of a few popular landmarks, the setting is unlike any other in history. Here’s the list of top Roman movies ever. You can watch some of these best Roman Empire movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
12. Titus (1999)
‘Titus’ is one of Shakespeare’s little-known, earlier works, and it is a violent, disturbing tragedy. This film demonstrates how a stage director can combine the unique atmosphere of theater with the stark realism and fantastic effects of film and make a beautiful, moving masterpiece. The words are Shakespeare, the staging is fabulous, the costumes and sets are remarkable and memorable. Jessica Lange and Anthony Hopkins and Alan Cummings radiate. Seeing Titus leaves one exhausted and exhilarated, believing one has seen true, gifted, timeless film making.
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11. Agora (2009)
It is a really engaging film looking at the clash of Christians & Pagans in 4th Century Roman AD. It’s a moving cinematic piece of art and Alejandro does the story proud in his way of capturing the time of struggles of that time. The great thing about this film is the choosing of the story, and its context. The shifting of mentalities depicted here and the riotous events, whether historically accurate or not serve as an example of what was going on.