1st century b.c. movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1st century b.c. movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, stylized, serious, not serious and realistic films and TV shows about / with roman empire, julius caesar, ancient rome, heroes, rivalry, warrior, adventure, family, friends and ambition plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in France, USA, Italy and other countries.
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1st century b.c. movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1st century b.c.: Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Rome (2005), Spartacus (2004), Burebista (1980), The Notorious Cleopatra (1970), The Legend of the Three Trees (2001), Cleopatra (2007), Julius Caesar (1979), The Littlest Angel (1969), The Gaul (2001).

List of 1st century b.c. movies

Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, battles, warrior, rebel, strong sexual content, death, master warrior, gladiator, sword and sandal, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 8.8
 139K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, sexual, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: roman empire, incest, betrayal, intrigue, emperor, rivalry, strong sexual content, warrior, political conspiracy, treason, power struggle, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, egypt, italy
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 6.8
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, leadership, adventure, rebellion, heroes, tragic hero, rise and fall, righting the wronged, dishonesty, human spirit, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
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 7.3
 283
Burebista (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The life of Dacian war-leader Burebista who ruled between 80-44 B.C.and founded a strong Dacian Kingdom despite considerable pressure from the neighboring Celtic warlords and the Greek cities of the Black Sea coast.
Plot: paganism, horse riding, king, horse, violence, ancient rome, barbarian, gladiator, battle, julius caesar, severed head, gold ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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The Notorious Cleopatra (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of egyptian princess Cleopatra's amorous adventures.
Plot: large breasts, ancient rome, seductive behavior, roman empire, monarch, cleopatra, lover, julius caesar, lesbian, love, chained, lord ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt
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The Legend of the Three Trees (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Vivid visual imagery brings this classic legend to life. Told simply, in language even the youngest family members will understand, the story begins with three young trees who dream - as all children do - of doing big deeds. When the woodcutters ...
Plot: fish, ship, destiny, redemption, bird, religion, tree, fear, anger, snow, fishing boat, rabbit ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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 5.8
 182
Cleopatra (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The great battles are the backdrop for the unfolding of the Egyptian Queen's personal life. The strategy of Cleopatra is to seduce the Roman General Julius Caesar and Mark Antony to protect their civilization.
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: roman empire, rise and fall, love affair, couples, royal family, royal court, femme fatale, love and romance, state affairs, power relations, palaces castles and temples, pregnancy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east
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 7.4
 187
Julius Caesar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.
Plot: julius caesar, assassination, shakespeare, bbc, funeral, civil war, roman empire, ancient rome, tragedy
Time: 1st century b.c.
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The Littlest Angel (1969)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from the book by Charles Tazewell. Michael, a shepherd boy living in Biblical times, finds himself transported to Heaven on his eighth birthday. Michael doesn't fully understand where he is, or why he's there. A guardian angel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: young heroes, wish come true, adventure, family relations, miraculous event, imaginary, love and romance, religions or cults, family, hopes, supernatural romance, disorder ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
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Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In antique Rome, a simple pepboy for chars becomes involved in a coup against Cesar.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, biting ...
Plot: roman empire, gays and lesbians, heroes, disorder, leadership, parody, gender, shopkeeper, ancient rome, moustache, tv reporter, advertisement ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, europe, north africa
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Ast?rix and Ob?lix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: roman empire, roman, julius caesar, odd couple, danger, culture clash, disorder, buddies, partners, heroes, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: england, europe, france, britain
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 2.7
 5K
The Gaul (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: destiny, roman empire, betrayal, leadership, heroes, vengeance, danger, battles, tough heroes, soldier, military, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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 6.7
 2K
Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: roman empire, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, senate, battle, julius caesar, ancient rome, dishonesty, royal family, head of state, emperor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, europe
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Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, betrayal, tragic hero, intrigue, politics, rivalry, right hand man, roman empire, leadership, downfall, head of state, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
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 6.5
 1K
Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, politics, assassination, intrigue, emperor, ancient rome, political unrest, leadership, rise to the top, state affairs, romance ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, rome italy, greece, italy, macedonia ...
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 5.5
 84K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: prom, body swapping, teenage life, switching roles, high school, gender bending, cheerleading, high school life, love and romance, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century b.c., 2000s, 80s
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 4.9
 193
Giants of Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite group of soldiers led by the courageous Claudius Marcellus are handpicked by Julius Caesar to embark on a desperate and dangerous suicide mission to destroy the Druids' secret weapon.
Plot: flaming arrow, strongman, peplum, staff, cavalry, standoff, dead rabbit, raft, empire, roman soldier, secret weapon, knife thrower ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: dungeon
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 6.5
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: realistic, exciting, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, assassination, betrayal, rivalry, ancient rome, julius caesar, intrigue, leadership, emperor, state affairs, rise to the top, lone wolves ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Asterix and Obelix depart on an adventure to complete twelve impossible tasks to prove to Caesar that they are as strong as the Gods. You'll roar with laughter as they outwit, outrun, and generally outrage the very people who are trying to ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: roman empire, julius caesar, adventure, family, escapades, friends, heroes, odd couple, rivalry, underdog, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: france, europe, italy
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 26K
Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: femme fatale, roman empire, betrayal, assassination, cleopatra, julius caesar, ancient rome, ruler, tombs and skeletons, romance, political unrest, deadly ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, italy, rome italy
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 6.6
 4K
Cleopatra (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, captivating
Plot: roman empire, julius caesar, cleopatra, ancient egypt, ancient rome, state affairs, betrayal, ambition, obsession, manipulations, unfulfillment, leadership ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, europe, middle east
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Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: roman empire, superhuman powers, julius caesar, village, adventure, partners, goofy hero, family, escapades, daring rescue, odd couple, fighting the system ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france
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Asterix and Caesar (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set out to rescue them on a dangerous journey that will involve ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: roman empire, kidnapping, village, rescue, julius caesar, supernatural ability, family, escapades, goofy hero, anti heroes, adventure, dangerous animal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: julius caesar, cleopatra, escapades, chases and races, wizards and magicians, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, anti heroes, family, imaginary, goofy hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, egypt
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Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Alafolix marry Princess Irina (portrayed by supermodel Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and ...
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: horse, friends, contests and competitions, family, adventure, family relations, goofy hero, ambition, curses spells and rituals, greek, disorder, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
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Asterix and the Vikings (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Asterix and Obelix have been given a tough mission: Transform the chief's lazy nephew Justforkix into a warrior. When the Vikings abduct him and bring him back to their homeland, Asterix and Obelix must travel to Norway to rescue Justforkix.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: village, rescue, viking, escapades, village life, goofy hero, friends, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, adventure, ambition, vikings ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: france, europe
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Asterix in Britain (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 79 min.
Story: One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help. They must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce, but they soon have Governor Encyclopaedius Britannicus's ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: village, roman empire, heroic mission, anti heroes, wizards and magicians, goofy hero, adventure, imaginary, escapades, village life, rescue, family ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: england, europe, britain
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Asterix Conquers America (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When marauding Romans capture - and catapult - their pal Getafix into lands unknown, the shrewd and cunning Asterix and his able sidekick Obelix spring into action! But their journey leads them to a strange and dangerous new world, where they must ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, village, kidnapping, roman empire, native american, partners, buddies, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals, anti heroes, disorder ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, latin america, usa, turkey
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Asterix and the Big Fight (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gaullish custom requires that a would-be chief must challenge and defeat another to become the leader of two tribes. Vitalstatistix is not perturbed because of Getafix's magic potion. Getafix, however has an accident and forgets how to make it. ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: village, memory loss, roman empire, druid, escapades, adventure, heroic mission, friends, curses spells and rituals, odd couple, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
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Asterix the Gaul (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In the year 50 BC, Gaul is occupied by the Romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Learning of this potion, a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: roman empire, village, ancient rome, friendship, village life, adventure, family, curses spells and rituals, anti heroes, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, belgium
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