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 stylized, serious, exciting, epic, realistic and humorous films and TV shows about / with ancient rome, roman empire, heroes, julius caesar, rivalry, adventure, roman soldier, ambition, sword fight and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
1st century b.c.
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1st century b.c. movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1st century b.c.: Rome (2005), Spartacus (2010), I, Claudius (1976), Cleopatra (2007), Jumong (2006), Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976), Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008), The Slave (1962), The Exotic House of Wax (1997).

List of 1st century b.c. movies

 8.7
 159K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, ancient rome, incest, warrior, intrigue, rivalry, betrayal, power struggle, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, alexandria egypt, egypt
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 8.5
 228K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, sexual, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, ancient rome, rebellion, roman empire, battles, warrior, slavery, gory, sword and sandal, death, sword fight, ambition ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 8.8
 16K
I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
TV show
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, political intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, ambition, betrayal, intrigue, incest, ancient, family feud, prophecy ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient history, 1st century, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 5.4
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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, serious, psychological, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: femme fatale, couples, love affair, royal court, rise and fall, roman empire, royal family, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, cleopatra, julius caesar, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east
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 8.0
 2K
Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jumong  examines the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historical record about Jumong, so much of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong ...
Style: family saga, serious, captivating, suspense, epic
Plot: ancient korea, prince, love, treason, friendship, redemption, rescue mission, betrayal, love triangle, marriage, emperor, family secret ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: korea
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Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, strong sexual content, ancient rome, slave, heroes, master warrior, arena, roman, warrior, pride and honor, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Asterix & Obelix: 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: stylized, humorous, exciting, not serious, parody
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: roman, save the day, danger, adventure, underdog, imaginary, culture clash, rebelliousness, silly humor, disorder, odd couple, partners ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: england, europe, france, britain
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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: not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, village, mythology, ancient rome, heroic mission, farce, friends, imaginary, odd couple, underdog, escapades ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient history
Place: rome italy, france, europe, italy
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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: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: against the odds, adventure, rivalry, heroes, goofy hero, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions, greek, disorder, competition, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
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 5.8
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The Slave (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Cesar informed on the actions and intentions of co-triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus - a man too ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: war violence, cavalry, peplum, spear throwing, sword and sandal, sand, war hero, sword duel, oasis, gas chamber, heroes, male male relationship ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
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Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the Coliseum - dead or alive!
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, rescue, heroes, battles, rivalry, danger, war, state affairs, ambition, adventure, military, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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The Exotic House of Wax (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this erotic fantasy, when a naive young woman (Blake Pickett) inherits a wax museum, she's shocked to discover that her family legacy is no ordinary tourist trap. Statues from all periods of history come alive -- and come together -- when ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, psychotronic
Plot: wax museum, mute girl, lesbian cunnilingus, sexual fantasy, lust, female removes her dress, sexual attraction, friend, scantily clad female, no panties, tan line, female removes her clothes ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film begins with the Annunciation: Mary, a young Galilean, virginal conceived the Messiah, the Son of God. Her husband Joseph, a humble carpenter, decided to stay by his side throughout. When Caesar Augustus ordered the Jews to register people, ...
Style: biblical
Plot: virgin mary, christianity, saint, loincloth, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, jesus christ, religious
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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The Nativity Story (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, tricky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christmas, jesus, angel, religions or cults, oppression, bible, priest, prophecy, childbirth, miraculous event, pregnancy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, tragic hero, state affairs, political unrest, heroic mission, injustice, christianity, temptation, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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Caesar the Conqueror (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 54 B.C. Julius Caesar seeks to solidify his position in Rome by putting down a rebellion in Gaul led by a tribal chieftain named Vercingetorix. Vercingetorix has rallied many tribes to his cause, including one led by the beautiful Queen Asterix ...
Style: epic, based on true events
Plot: sword fight, corporal punishment, battles, human, spit in the face, heroes, weapons, combat, kiss, roman, wounded soldier, enemy ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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 7.8
 2K
The Dacians (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The great King of Dacia, Decebal (Decebalus), is disposed to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep the integrity of his people. His own son, Cotyso, is given to the god Zamolxis to the dismay of the King and his daughter Meda. Septimius ...
Plot: ancient rome, sword, horse riding, peplum, roman empire, aggression, patriotism, horde, occupation, throne, battle, roman soldier ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 80s, 1st century
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 5.8
 105
Slave of Rome (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During Julius Caesar's invasion of Gallia: The Gauls have broken their treaty with the Romans. Marcus Valerius and his friend are sent to punish them. Antea's father wants to have peace with Rome, having once been there and acknowledging ...
Plot: ambush, betrayal, ancient rome, sword, british man, bulletproof vest, murder, shield, archer, body armor, roman empire, torture ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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 6.7
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, slave, ancient rome, tragic hero, human spirit, adventure, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
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 7.1
 347
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: ancient civilization, gold, battle, village, violence, ancient rome, julius caesar, druid, human, battles, horse riding, horse ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: pompeii
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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.
Style: parody
Plot: lord, empress, chain, large breasts, emperor, diva, slavery, leader, queen, goddess, kiss, cleopatra ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt
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The Legend of the Three Trees (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 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: fishing boat, cow, rabbit, snow, time lapse photography, destiny, mockery, seagull, jewel, greed, crucifixion of jesus, jewelry ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In antique Rome, a simple pepboy for chars becomes involved in a coup against Cesar.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, biting, humorous ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, julius caesar, cleopatra, catacomb, ancient rome, anachronism, conspiracy, heroes, leadership, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: north africa, europe, africa, rome italy
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 4.9
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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.
Style: buddy movie
Plot: sword fight, sword, catapult, arson, beating, battlefield, torch, forest, torture, martial arts, brawl, julius caesar ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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 6.3
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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: epic, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, julius caesar, gladiator, leadership, betrayal, rivalry, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, emperor, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.5
 4K
Cleopatra (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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, captivating, stylized, epic
Plot: cleopatra, roman empire, ancient rome, ancient egypt, dishonesty, manipulation, love affair, royal family, obsession, couples, manipulations, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, europe, africa, 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: comic, exciting, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, roman empire, superhuman powers, village, julius caesar, partners, goofy hero, family, escapades, daring rescue, fighting the system, odd couple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france, rome italy
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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: not serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: village, roman empire, warrior, buddies, family, goofy hero, imaginary, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, village life, anti hero, friends ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: england, europe, rome italy, 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, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: roman empire, rescue, village, odd couple, adventure, supernatural ability, partners, buddies, rivalry, danger, goofy hero, revolution ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: north america, latin america, usa, europe, rome italy ...
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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, exciting, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: village, roman empire, memory loss, forest, amnesia, soldier, druid, escapades, rivalry, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, rome italy
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