List of films set in ancient Rome

This page lists films set in the city of Rome during the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic, or the Roman Empire. The films only partly set in Rome are so noted.

The founding of RomeEdit

Films set during the founding of Rome include:

The Roman KingdomEdit

Reign of RomulusEdit

Reign of Tullus HostiliusEdit

The Roman RepublicEdit

Early Roman RepublicEdit

Second Punic WarEdit

Third Punic WarEdit

2nd century BCEdit

Third Servile WarEdit

Julius CaesarEdit


The Roman EmpireEdit

1st century BCEdit

  • Imperium: Augustus (2003)
  • Empire (TV series) (2005)
  • Rome (2005–2007) – 22-episode TV series, a joint British-American-Italian production on Rome's transition from Republic to Empire (dir. by Michael Apted)

The Life of JesusEdit

Reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and ClaudiusEdit

Reign of NeroEdit

Boudica's RevoltEdit

Eruption of Mount VesuviusEdit

Flavian DynastyEdit

85-110 ADEdit

Reign of HadrianEdit

Reign of Antoninus PiusEdit

Reign of CommodusEdit

250-272 ADEdit

Reign of DiocletianEdit

  • Sebastiane (1976) – homoerotical version of the legend of St Sebastian ; remarkable also as the first film entirely recorded in Latin

310-315 AD (Age of Constantine)Edit

Attila the HunEdit

Late EmpireEdit


See alsoEdit

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