THE ANCIENT WORLD (3300BC-476AD)by Maximilliann | created - 26 Apr 2014 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
All the films set in the Ancient Era, mythological, historical, biographical or adventure, but all belong to the subgenre popularly known as "sword and sandal".
It relates the filmography of films and TV series set in the empires of Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, excluding the biblical and religious films, related in another specific list.
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1. The Egyptian (1954)
Approved | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
In ancient Egypt, a poor orphan becomes a genial physician and is eventually appointed at the Pharaoh's court where he witnesses palace intrigues and learns dangerous royal secrets.
2. Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.
Votes: 3,441 | Gross: $1.50M
3. The Ten Commandments (1956)
G | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
Moses (Charlton Heston), an Egyptian Prince, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 59,385 | Gross: $93.74M
4. Cleopatra's Daughter (1960)
109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cleopatra, after the civil war that followed the assassination of Caesar, met with Marc Antony in Assyria where they planned the defense of Egypt against the Romans. Before leaving, ... See full summary »
5. The Pharaohs' Woman (1960)
106 min | Adventure, History, Romance
A beautiful girl and a young physician fall in love in the midst of a family, and power struggle between rival princes of Upper and Lower Egypt. When all seems to turn to the better, a ... See full summary »
8. Nefertiti, figlia del sole (1995)
115 min | History
Tadushepa grows from a young princess from the Mitanni kingdom to the legendary Queen Nefertiti of Egypt. The film starts with the discovery of her bust by a German archaeologist in 1912 ... See full summary »
9. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Egyptian Prince Moses learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.
Votes: 112,210 | Gross: $101.22M
10. The Seventh Scroll (1999– )
120 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
In the year 3000 BC an illegitimate son is born to Queen Lostris and the brave warrior Tanus. Her devoted eunuch Taita, a loyal servant, takes the baby boy and places him in a basket on the... See full summary »
13. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 154,468 | Gross: $65.01M
15. Gods of Egypt (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.
Votes: 99,840 | Gross: $31.15M
16. Judith of Bethulia (1914)
Not Rated | 61 min | Drama
A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him.
Passed | 197 min | Drama, History
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.
Votes: 13,333 | Gross: $2.18M
19. Slaves of Babylon (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.
22. War Gods of Babylon (1962)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Noble, wise King Sardanapolo and his more soft and naive younger brother Prince Sammash get into a bitter feud over the affections of sweet and alluring innocent peasant girl Mirra. ... See full summary »
26. The Giants of Thessaly (1960)
86 min | Adventure, Fantasy
In order to placate the angry gods, who have allowed Thessaly to be overrun with barbarian invaders and beset with natural disasters, King Jason takes his Argonauts on a search for the ... See full summary »
28. Jason and the Argonauts (2000– )
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy
One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »
29. Medea (1969)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy
After his quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason returns to Greece with the powerful sorceress, Medea. However, when the king banishes her, it's only human that Medea plots her furious revenge. Can they escape her wrath?
30. Medea (1988 TV Movie)
76 min | Drama
Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,971 | Gross: $0.02M
31. Medea (2005)
300 min | Thriller, Drama
Greek tragedy by Euripide moved to Dutch politics. Medea, the daughter of the chairman of the senate, falls madly in love with ambitious politician Jason. Together they plan a campaign to make Jason prime minister.
33. Hercules Unchained (1959)
G | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy
While negotiating peace between two brothers contesting the throne of Thebes, an amnesiac Hercules is seduced by the evil Queen Omphale.
Votes: 1,815 | Gross: $5.45M
35. Vengeance of Hercules (1960)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A warrior returning home to his country must battle giant bats, three-headed dogs and a vicious dragon to save his wife, and his people, from the machinations of an evil ruler.
36. Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Not Rated | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Hercules must journey in Hades itself to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness.
37. Hercules Conquers Atlantis (1961)
Unrated | 94 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Strong yet sleepy Hercules discovers that the Queen of Atlantis is plotting to take over the world with superhuman warriors.
39. The Fury of Hercules (1962)
97 min | Adventure
In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.
40. Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Two strongmen set out to hunt down a murderous sea monster. Their ship is wrecked and they end up in the Holy Land where Hercules is assumed to be Samson who is a wanted man. The two team up to survive.
42. Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure
Hercules is rescued by Prince Maytha and his warriors. Athualpa, King of the Incas, is to sacrifice Princess Yamara to the Sun God. Hercules must save her and defeat the King.
43. Hercules Against Rome (1964)
87 min | Adventure, History
Hercules comes from Greece to Ravenna, Italy, because a friend from childhood days has sent for him: Hercules should help the Roman Emperor who is in danger because of an intrigue lead by ... See full summary »
45. Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon (1964)
Unrated | 86 min | Adventure, Fantasy