Peplum movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant peplum movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, exciting, serious, stylized, epic and erotic films and TV shows about / with peplum, sword fight, sword and sandal, muscleman, heroes, battles, beefcake, sword, wrestling and camp plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in Italy, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as peplum: The Witch's Curse (1962), Son of Cleopatra (1964), The Vengeance of Ursus (1961), Caligula Reincarnated As Nero (1982), Samson vs. the Giant King (1964), The Conquest of Mycenae (1963), Triumph of Maciste (1961), The Rebel Gladiators (1962), The Bacchantes (1961), Hercules Against Rome (1964).

List of peplum movies

The Witch's Curse (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, curse, witch, cyclops, castle, witchcraft, hell, sword and sandal, muscleman, redemption, cannibal, superhuman powers ...
Place: scotland, china
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Son of Cleopatra (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In Roman-dominated Egypt, the corrupt administration of a governor named Petronius has sparked a revolt headed by El Kabir, a young man who learns that he's actually the son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. When Petronius' daughter, Livia, ...
Plot: ancient rome, peplum, ancient egypt, torture, raid, battlefield, disarming someone, revolt, sphinx, tortured to death, greco roman wrestling, battle axe ...
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The Invincible Maciste Brothers (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Peplum movie from 1964
Plot: peplum, forced labor, drugged drink, muscleman, trident, fistfight, waterfall, mute, brother brother relationship, amnesia, chariot, bare chested male fighting
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The Vengeance of Ursus (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The evil King Zagro has designs on the beautiful Princess Sira. He wants to marry her so he can take over her kingdom and add it to his own. When Sira is kidnapped, Ursus leaves his farm to rescue her and to eventually lead a revolt against King ...
Plot: peplum, rebellion, strong man, falsely accused, mask, battle, army, muscleman, bow and arrow, tavern, barge, wine ...
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Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules, after sailing global waters is eventually shipwrecked in South America. After losing his Greek shipmates, Hercules is enlisted to overthrow a tyrannical king int he land of the Incas. Featuring scenic views of the mountains of the Andes.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, princess, greek, loincloth, secret passage, arrow in back, human sacrifice, shipwreck, sorceress, siege, hercules, boulder ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Caligula Reincarnated As Nero (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Caesar Neron indulges himself in any known debauchery including incest with his mother when his Empire slowly declines.
Style: erotic
Plot: mother son incest, orgy, peplum, sex with mother, 69 sex position, debauchery, incest, ancient rome, torture, roman empire, male nudity, lesbian sex ...
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Three Giants of the Roman Empire (1971)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tullius Valerius -- a Proconsul of Rome, circa 310 A.D. -- fears that a provincial governor named Gaius Appius Quintillianus has been secretly working with those Germanic barbarians seeking to end Roman rule. Valerius elevates Marcus, a gladiator ...
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, treason, sword fight, arrow in back, urination, tavern, fistfight, arena, brawl, punched in the stomach, beefcake ...
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Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The czar Nicolas sends a secret mission of experts to find a hidden treasure, while at the same time preparing a group of mercenaries to kill the experts after their return.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, russian empire, sarcophagus, evil man, treasure, water thrown in face, sword fight, carrier pigeon, cave, archaeologist, secret passage, torture ...
Place: russia
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The Conquest of Mycenae (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gordon Scott plays Glaucus, the prince of Tiryns, a powerful warrior who goes undercover in Mycenae to infiltrate the evil cult of Moloch, which is exacting tribute from neighboring kingdoms in the form of attractive young hostages, both male and ...
Style: psychotronic, epic
Plot: peplum, hercules, sword and sandal, spear, brunette, fistfight, strongman, warrior, greek mythology, beefcake martial arts, martial arts, long brown hair ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hercules, having agreed to restore justice to Mycenae, confronts evil Prince Myles. The villain is invested with power over giant bronze warriors by his mother Pasiphaë, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, hercules, steel helmet, gladiator, sword fight, mixed martial arts, arena, wrestling, adventure hero, sword and fantasy, mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Triumph of Maciste (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The evil Queen Tenefi demands that a steady supply of young women be sacrificed to the God of Fire. Maciste intervenes and saves from this sacrifice a village's women including the beautiful Antea. Maciste then becomes involved in an effort to ...
Plot: peplum, evil queen, magic, chariot, prince, muscleman, magical potion, pit, strongman, fire, tribe, horse riding ...
Place: egypt
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The Rebel Gladiators (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.
Plot: arena, sword and sandal, gladiator, greek mythology, ancient rome, peplum, prison, slave, myth, strongman, fistfight, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient times
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The Bacchantes (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The god Dionysus decides to pay a visit to the city of Thebes. Dionysus wants to be the worshiped by the masses, but the kingdom is suffering a horrific drought and the king Pentheus wants instead to sacrifice a virgin to the God Demeter.
Plot: peplum, god
Place: ancient greece, athens greece
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Hercules Against Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 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 the leader of the pretorian guards.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, tough guy, adventure hero, hercules, folk hero, muscleman, sword, violence, soldier, martial arts, warrior ...
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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic
Plot: peplum, arena, gladiator, sword and sandal, rebellion, battlefield, spear, swordsman, beefcake, wrestler, dwarf, torch ...
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Super Stooges vs the Wonder Women (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three men with supernatural powers interfere in a tribal warfare to prevent evil Amazons destroying the inhabitants of a village.
Plot: peplum, sword fight, amazon, super strength, supernatural power, superhero, burglar, kung fu, forest, cult, martial arts, tribe ...
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Ursus (1961)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ursus returns from war to find his fiancée, Attea, has been kidnapped by a mysterious sect which sacrifices virgins to its patron goddess. Ursus faces much treachery and is forced to display much courage and strength as he and the blind girl ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, virgin sacrifice, good versus evil, danger, master warrior, rescue, adventure, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
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Duel of the Titans (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Reeves and George Scott are raised by wolves, but grow up to become the founders of Rome.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: peplum, family relations, battles, legends and myths, siblings relations, survival, love triangle, battle zone, roman empire, catastrophe, danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
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Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maciste arranges for himself and his new friend Bangor to be captured by a mysterious band of white-clad marauders and taken to an underground city. There the two are forced to turn an enormous wheel along with other captives as part of a ...
Style: cult film, homoerotic
Plot: muscleman, sword and sandal, peplum, male female relationship, greek mythology, mole, gong, bare chested male fighting, beast, underground city, cover up, prisoner ...
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Caesar Against the Pirates (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julius Caesar flees Rome because of a conspiration against him and takes refuge by the king of Bitinia. He finds a woman there and while he escorts her to Rhodes their ship is attacked. Caught by the pirates he asks for help to get back to Rome.
Plot: peplum, man kills a woman, murder, ancient rome, sword fight
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Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While fighting in Britain, Roman forces commanded by Caligula capture the noble warrior, Glaucus. Seeing in him gladiator material, Caligula takes Glaucus back to Rome along with other hostages including Glaucus's girlfriend, Ena. A man seeking ...
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, gladiator, wrestling, slave, tough guy, ambush, sword fight, fistfight, disarming someone, one man army, duel ...
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Hercules the Invincible (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hercules battles to save the population from a giant dragon.
Plot: dragon, sword and sandal, peplum, lava, amulet, gratitude, impalement, underground, bow and arrow, spear, trap, sacrifice ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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The Trojan Horse (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guerra di Troia (AKA: Trojan Horse) is a 1961 historical drama film set in the tenth and final year of the Trojan War. The film focuses primarily on the exploits of the Trojan hero Aeneas during this time. The film was directed by Giorgio Ferroni ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, greek, greek mythology, chariot, violence, horse, adultery, fire, battle, war violence, war hero, shield ...
Place: ancient greece
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Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, oracle, heroes, sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, muscleman, hell, legends and myths, superhuman powers, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
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The Lion of Thebes (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fleeing Troy in the wake of its destruction, fair-faced Helen and her faithful protector Arion run into the pharaoh Ramses, who sets his sights on Helen -- and is subsequently murdered. Now it's up to Arion to save Helen from those who wish her ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, royal family, kidnapping, aging, intrigue, state affairs, heroic mission, legends and myths, woman in danger, vengeance, chases and races, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 60s
Place: egypt
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Atlas Against the Cyclops (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Strongman Maciste must battle the one-eyed Cyclops monster that is ravaging the land of Sadok, while at the same time fending off the advances of the evil Queen Capys, who wants to do a little ravaging of her own.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, monster, peplum, cyclops, sword and sandal, superhero, adventure, escapades, rescue, imaginary, battles, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
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Caligula and Messalina (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Messalina (played by gorgeous Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself to the attention of Caligula by battling in the gladiator arena and it is not long before she achieves ...
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian incest, incestuous sex, animal sex, brother sister incest, peplum, ancient rome, assassination, gore, male nudity, donkey, male rape, woman kills a man ...
Time: 1st century
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Seven Slaves Against the World (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tribune Marcus Aulus, out of favor in Rome because of his alleged sympathy for Christians, arrives to take charge of an aqueduct project on the hot, arid fringes of the Empire. Centurion Gaius, cruel and corrupt, resents being replaced by Marcus. He ...
Plot: peplum, net, waterfall, sword fight, thirst, beefcake, dungeon, brawl, slave labor, torture, camp, fight in water ...
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The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wizard summons Ali Baba to transport a sacred crown to a nearby country. An evil ruler has taken over the land, and the crown is needed to free the people from his influence.
Plot: peplum, net, dungeon, midget, sword fight, gong, secret passage, torture, horse riding, secret passageway, dance number, public execution ...
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