|Mark||6.8 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Genre||drama, crime, biography, history|
The unique view on the well-known story of Christ's death and resurrection, which we see with the eyes of brigand Barabbas who got away from death on the cross.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||drama, adventure, history|
Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Characters||Warriors, Friends, Partners, Heroes|
|Place||Court, Village, Roman Empire|
|Style||For children, Fascinating|
Following a fall during mistletoe picking, Druid Getafix decides that it is time to secure the future of the village. Accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, he undertakes to travel the Gallic world in search of a talented young druid to transmit the Secret of the Magic Potion.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, Australia|
|Characters||Strong women, Horses|
|Plot||Religious, Love, Death, Betrayal, Uprising|
|Style||Deep Meaning, Soulful, Fascinating|
Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.
|Genre||action, drama, documentary, history|
|Place||USA, Roman Empire, Italy, Germany|
Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and violent existence. But these also were men and women who launched epic struggles that shaped the world to come with a centuries-long fight to defeat the sprawling empire.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.7)|
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, history|
|Plot||Death, Slavery, Betrayal, Adoption, Revenge, False accusations, Survival, Justice|
|Place||Roman Empire, Deserts, Italy|
|Style||Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, For men|
A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, detective|
|Characters||Soldier, Horses, Archers|
|Plot||War, Investigation, Revolution, Earthquake, Chase|
|Place||Deserts, Beach, Ships, Roman Empire|
Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
|Mark||3 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon|
|Characters||Family, Heroes, Dogs, Friends, Partners, Architects|
|Place||Village, Roman Empire, France|
In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 5.5)|
|Genre||action, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Gladiators, Heroes, Horses|
|Plot||Disasters, Volcanoes, Adventure, Slavery|
|Place||Roman Empire, Italy|
In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
|Mark||2 (imdb: 5.3)|
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family|
|Country||France, Hungary, Italy, Spain|
|Characters||Heroes, Friends, Family, Partners|
|Place||Roman Empire, England, France|
Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.
|Mark||6.2 (imdb: 5.2)|
|Genre||comedy, adventure, cartoon|
|Characters||Gladiators, Teens, Heroes, Friends, Family, Wizards|
It is the age of Imperial Rome.Young Timo is an orphan of Pompeii's terrible eruption, adopted be general Chirone and raised in the famous Gladiator's Academy in Rome. Is this the beginning of a new legend? The legend of a great hero? Not so much! Timo is not exactly gladiator material! He just wants to hang out with his friends, Ciccius and Mauritius, and avoid his stepfather's bizarre training sessions at all costs! However, when Timo meets the lovely Lucilla, he decides to change his life and bring out the valour inside himself - valour that has never shown itself before. Through spells, crazy raids in the woods and terrible trainings of a very personal lady trainer, Timo has to transform himself into the greatest gladiator of all time. And as they say, if "fortune favours the bold" in Rome ... hard times are awaiting Timo!
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Characters||Gladiators, Heroes, Soldier, Horses|
|Plot||Adventure, Revolution, Slavery|
|Place||Roman Empire, England, Scotland|
|Style||Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, For men|
In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history|
|Country||United Kingdom, France|
|Plot||Adventure, Survival, War|
|Place||Roman Empire, England|
|Style||Atmospheric, Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men|
Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Genre||drama, adventure, history|
|Plot||Fate, On real events|
|Place||Roman Empire, Egypt|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, Philosophical|
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, military, history|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland|
|Characters||Kings, Knights, Military, Horses, Wizards|
|Plot||Revenge, Adventure, War, Freedom|
|Place||Roman Empire, Scotland|
The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.
|Mark||9.8 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Plot||Religious, Death, False accusations|
|Place||USA, Court, Roman Empire|
"The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, especially on the part of the jewish community. The films languages are Arabic, Latin and Hebrew and its actors are laymen which was controversially received as well.
|Mark||3.2 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Plot||On real events|
Colosseum: Rome's Arena of Death aka Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story is a 2003 BBC Television docudrama which tells the true story of Verus a gladiator who fought at the Colosseum in Rome.
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 8.5)|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Gladiators, Warriors, Soldier, Heroes, Emperors|
|Plot||Revenge, Power, Love, War, Betrayal, Intrigue, Adventure, Rivalry, Freedom, Slavery|
|Place||Roman Empire, Spain, Mansions|
|Style||Heavy, Exciting, Fascinating, Interesting|
In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family|
|Country||France, Italy, Germany|
|Characters||Partners, Heroes, Friends, Family|
|Place||Roman Empire, Village, France|
|Style||Exciting, By comics|
Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, Caesar and his aide de camp Detritus discover the secret elixir and capture the Druid leader who knows its formula, and Asterix and Obelix are sent off to rescue them.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography, history|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg|
|Plot||On real events|
|Place||Egypt, Roman Empire, Tomb|
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison). When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony (Richard Burton), who vows to take power -- but Caesar's successor (Roddy McDowall) has other plans.
|Genre||action, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history|
|Plot||Adventure, War, Intrigue, Freedom, Slavery, Uprising|
|Place||Sparta, Roman Empire|
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.
|Genre||drama, adventure, military, history|
|Characters||Heroes, Friends, Jews, Gladiators|
|Plot||Revenge, Adventure, Rivalry, Political, False accusations, Slavery|
|Style||Action, Exciting, Fascinating|
Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||action, drama, history|
|Plot||Rivalry, Death, Love, Intrigue, Slavery, Fight|
The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to prevent this, and catches the eye of Messalina, wife to Caligula's uncle Claudius. Messalina tempts Demetrius, he winds up fighting in the arena, and wavers in his faith.
|Plot||Revolution, Political, Chess|
|Place||Roman Empire, France|
|Time||18th century, Future, 16th century|
An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||drama, military, history|
|Plot||War, Political, Adventure, Rivalry, On real events|
Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
|Plot||Political, Betrayal, Conspiracies|
|Style||Action, Fascinating, Smart|
The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.