Most Popular Ancient World Movies and TV Shows
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1. Troy (2004)
R | 163 min | Drama, History
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
Votes: 459,694 | Gross: $133.38M
2. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Votes: 31,729 | Gross: $23.44M
4. Alexander (2004)
R | 175 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.
Votes: 156,049 | Gross: $34.30M
5. The Viking Queen (1967)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure
To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line ... See full summary »
6. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 62,399 | Gross: $0.62M
7. Conan the Barbarian (2011)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy.
Votes: 91,589 | Gross: $21.30M
8. The Prodigal (1955)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.
9. David and Goliath (1960)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama, Family
King Saul of the Israelites is visited in Jerusalem by the Prophet Samuel who foretells him that a war with The Philistines is inevitable and the shepherd David will become king.
10. Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Two estranged brothers confront each other as rivals when war breaks out between Britain and the Vikings for control of England.
11. David and Goliath (2015)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
This epic movie follows young shepherd David taking on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds. Filmed in North Africa and London.
Votes: 1,744 | Gross: $0.32M
12. Cabiria (1914)
Not Rated | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Three centuries before Christus. Young Cabiria is kidnapped by some pirates during one eruption of the Etna. She is sold as a slave in Carthage, and as she is just going to be sacrificed to... See full summary »
16. The Empire Strikes Back Uncut: Director's Cut (2014 Video)
128 min | Sci-Fi
The Empire Strikes Back Uncut is the follow-up to Star Wars Uncut, a 2010 fan-made mash-up of the entire original 1977 film by George Lucas. "The Empire Strikes Back Uncut project launched ... See full summary »
17. Young Aphrodites (1963)
88 min | Drama, Romance
200 BC. During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of woman become inextricably intertwined, as the omnipotence of the carnal instinct demands the total surrender of the flesh.
18. 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 »
19. The Great Commanders: Alexander the Great - The Battle of Issus (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary, War
Details the battle of Issus and demonstrates Alexander the Great's might in military thinking, planning, ordering, commanding and fighting against an ardent and intelligent foe. This is, ... See full summary »
20. Motherland (2010)
123 min | Documentary
Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »
25. Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte (1994– )
43 min | Documentary
This German format is not a series properly speaking, as it has no permanent cast or script continuity, but presents each time a 45 minutes documentary, usually in part presented as a ... See full summary »
26. Kylie - Aphrodite: Les Folies Tour 2011 (2011 TV Special)
120 min | Music, Musical
Kylie Minogue performs songs from her album Aphrodite and classic hits in her Les Folie Tour, recorded in London on the 11th and 12th of April 2011.
27. Solsticio (2014)
65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
An attempt to perform "Tartessos", Miguel Romero Esteo's most celebrated play, will lead Martin and Ariana to discover the magic of tradition and ancient rites in their ordinary lives. But ... See full summary »
The Public Space (2018– )
Is Democracy the Enemy of Europe? With Royal Endeavour
45 min | News
Justice League (2001–2004)
Maid of Honor: Part II
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Justice League works to thwart Vandal Savage's plan to blackmail the nations of the world with an orbiting railgun.
Digging for the Truth (2005– )
Quest for King Solomon's Gold
TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
Of all the rulers mentioned in the Bible, King Solomon was purportedly the wisest...and the richest! The reason? His access to vast quantities of gold. According to the Bible, the source of... See full summary »
Up Pompeii! (1969–1970)
Secret Agents Jamus Bondus
Ludicrus Sextus explains that plans for a new weapon have been stolen, an agent is killed before he can utter the name of the traitor, and Lurcio persuades Ammonia to make the most of her womanly wiles.