Historical Figures The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked  

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List Rules Only movies that feature Julius Caesar as a main character.

From documentaries to biopics, we're ranking the best movies about Julius Caesar. The Roman leader has been depicted numerous times in film and TV, but this list only features movies where Julius Caesar is the central character. What is the best Julius Caesar movie?

Nominated for an Academy Award, Caesar and Cleopatra depicts the budding relationship between the aging conqueror and the young princess. Other good Julius Caesar documentaries and biographical films include The Slave, Spartacus, and Druids.

Vote up the best movies about Julius Caesar, and feel free to add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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Caesar and Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Caesar and Cleopatra Vivien Leigh, Roger Moore, Jean Simmons Caesar and Cleopatra is a 1945 British Technicolor film directed by Gabriel Pascal and starring Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh. It was adapted from the play Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard ...more

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Antony and Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Antony and Cleopatra Charlton Heston, Julian Glover, Fernando Rey Antony and Cleopatra is a 1972 film adaptation of the play of the same name by William Shakespeare made by the Rank Organisation. It was directed by Charlton Heston and produced by Peter Snell ...more

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Caesar the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Caesar the Conqueror Cameron Mitchell, Raffaella Carrà, Nerio Bernardi Caesar the Conqueror is a 1962 Italian film directed by Tanio Boccia. The scenario is based on Julius Caesar's Commentarii de Bello Gallico.

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Carry On Cleo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Carry On Cleo Jon Pertwee, Kenneth Williams, Sid James Carry On Cleo is a British film comedy which was released in 1964. It is the tenth in the series of Carry On films to be made, and the website ICONS.a portrait of England describes Carry On Cleo ...more

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Deux heures moins le quart ava... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Deux heures moins le quart avant Jésus-Christ

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Cleopatra Theda Bara, Art Acord, Thurston Hall Cleopatra was an American silent historical drama film based on H. Rider Haggard's 1889 novel Cleopatra and the plays Cleopatre by Émile Moreau and Victorien Sardou and William ...more

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome. It was directed by Joseph L. ...more

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Cleopatra Timothy Dalton, Richard Armitage, Billy Zane Cleopatra is a 1999 miniseries adaptation of Margaret George's 1997 historical fiction novel The Memoirs of Cleopatra. Produced by Hallmark Entertainment, it stars Leonor Varela as the Egyptian ...more

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Cleopatra Claudette Colbert, Joseph Schildkraut, Warren William Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt. It was written by Waldemar Young, Vincent ...more

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The Slave is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
The Slave Steve Reeves, Ahmed Ramzy The Slave is a 1962 Drama film Sergio Corbucci.

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Imperium: Augustus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Imperium: Augustus Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Martina Stella Imperium: Augustus is a 2003 joint British-Italian production, and part of the Imperium series. It tells of the life story of Octavian and how he became Augustus. Half the film takes place in ...more

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Druids is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Druids Max von Sydow, Christopher Lambert, Inés Sastre Druids is a French-Canadian-Belgian historical film first released on 31 August 2001, directed by Jacques Dorfmann. It stars Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Inés Sastre, Maria ...more

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Julius Caesar Christopher Walken, Richard Harris, Valeria Golino Julius Caesar is a 2002 mini-series about the life of Julius Caesar. It was directed by Uli Edel, and written by Peter Pruce and Craig Warner. It is a dramatization of the life of Julius Caesar ...more

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Cleopatra Nachi Nozawa, Kazuko Imai, Hajime Hana Cleopatra is a 1970 Japanese anime film directed by Osamu Tezuka and Eiichi Yamamoto. When the film was released in the United States, American distributors changed the title to Cleopatra: Queen ...more

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Julius Caesar Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud Julius Caesar is a 1953 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film adaptation of the play by Shakespeare, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who also wrote the uncredited screenplay, and produced by John Houseman. ...more

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Giants of Rome is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Giants of Rome Richard Harrison, Piero Lulli, Ettore Manni Giants of Rome is a 1964 Italian/French international co-production widescreen sword and sandal adventure war film set in the Gallic Wars. It was directed by Antonio Margheriti and starred ...more

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Asterix Versus Caesar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix Versus Caesar Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Pierre Tchernia Asterix Versus Caesar is the first of the 1980s Asterix films and the fourth film adaptation based on the Asterix comic books. It was released in 1985. The plot was adapted primarily from the ...more

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Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesa... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar Laetitia Casta, Gérard Depardieu, Roberto Benigni Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar is a 1999 feature film directed by Claude Zidi, the first of what went on to become a series of live-action films based on Goscinny and Uderzo's ...more

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Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo was based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast. It was inspired by the life ...more

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The Story of Mankind is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
The Story of Mankind Vincent Price, Groucho Marx, Ronald Colman The Story of Mankind is an American fantasy film, very loosely based on the nonfiction book The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon.

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Julius Caesar Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, Diana Rigg Julius Caesar is a 1970 British independent film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Stuart Burge from a screenplay by Robert Furnival. The film stars Charlton Heston, Jason ...more

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Asterix at the Olympic Games is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix at the Olympic Games Tony Parker, Zinedine Zidane, Alain Delon Asterix at the Olympic Games is a French film, based on characters from René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's Astérix comic series. It was filmed essentially in Spain in the course of ...more

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Julius Caesar Against the Pira... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Julius Caesar Against the Pirates

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Asterix and Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix and Cleopatra Patrick Allen, René Goscinny, Roger Carel Asterix and Cleopatra is a Belgian/French animated film released in 1968; it is the second Asterix adventure to be made into a feature film. Overseen by Asterix creators Goscinny and Uderzo, the ...more

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Asterix and Obelix: God Save B... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Charlotte Le Bon Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia is the fourth film adaptation of the adventures of Astérix after Asterix & Obelix vs Caesar, Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra and Asterix ...more

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A Queen for Caesar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
A Queen for Caesar Nerio Bernardi, Ennio Balbo, Rik Battaglia A Queen for Caesar is a 1962 Italian-French historical drama film set in Egypt in 48 BC. Unlike other films about Caesar and Cleopatra, this film focuses entirely on the dynastic struggle within ...more

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Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleo... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra Monica Bellucci, Gérard Depardieu, Diane Neal Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra is a 2002 French film based on the comic book Astérix et Cléopâtre by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo and a sequel for the 1999 ...more

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Julius Caesar Charlton Heston, Jeffrey Hunter, Bob Holt Julius Caesar is a 1950 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play Julius Caesar. The first film version of the play with sound, it was produced and directed by David Bradley using actors from the ...more

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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix Terry Scott, Alice Sapritch, Roger Carel The Twelve Tasks of Asterix is a 1976 French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic book series. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the creators of the series, wrote the story and ...more

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Asterix the Gaul is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Julius Caesar, Ranked
Asterix the Gaul Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Maurice Chevit Asterix the Gaul is a 1967 Belgian/French animated film, based on the comic book of the same name, which was the first book in the highly popular comic series Asterix by Goscinny and Uderzo. The ...more