List of films set in ancient Rome

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This page lists films set in the city of Rome during the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic or the Roman Empire. Where films are only partly set in Rome, they are so noted.

Founding of Rome[edit]

The Roman Kingdom[edit]

Reign of Romulus[edit]

Reign of Tullus Hostilius[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Early Roman Republic[edit]

Second Punic War[edit]

Third Punic War[edit]

2nd century BC[edit]

Third Servile War[edit]

Julius Caesar[edit]

Cleopatra[edit]

The Roman Empire[edit]

1st century BC[edit]

  • Empire (TV series) (2005)
  • Imperium: Augustus (2003)
  • Rome (2005-2007) – 22-episode TV series, a joint British-American-Italian production on Rome's transition from Republic to Empire (dir. by Michael Apted)

The Life of Jesus Christ[edit]

Reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and Claudius[edit]

Reign of Nero[edit]

Boudica's Revolt[edit]

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius[edit]

Flavian Dynasty[edit]

85-110 AD[edit]

Reign of Hadrian[edit]

The Eagle of the Ninth (1977) a six-part BBC mini-series, based on the novel by Rosemary Sutcliff, starring Anthony Higgins

Reign of Antoninus Pius[edit]

Reign of Commodus[edit]

250-272 AD[edit]

Reign of Diocletian[edit]

  • Sebastiane (1976) – homoerotical version of the legend of St Sebastian ; remarkable also as the first film entirely recorded in Latin

310-315 AD (Age of Constantine)[edit]

Attila the Hun[edit]

Late Empire[edit]

Undated[edit]

See also[edit]

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