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Updated September 21, 2019 1.8k votes 688 voters 97.8k views 13 items

A list of the best Roman Legion movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This Roman Legion movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about the Roman Legion are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about roman legion you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous roman legion movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these Roman Legion movie titles for more information about the films.

This list contains items like Cleopatra and Spartacus.This list answers the questions, "What are the best Roman Legion movies?" and "What is the greatest Roman Legion movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular roman legion movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these Roman Legion movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roman Legion Movies
Lee Kirby added Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kevin Macdonald

The Eagle is a 2011 historical adventure film set in Roman Britain directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland. Adapted by Jeremy Brock from ...more

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Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, Imogen Poots

Released: 2010

Directed by: Neil Marshall

Centurion is a 2010 British historical action film directed by Neil Marshall, loosely based on the legend of the Ninth Legion in Caledonia in the early second century AD. The film stars Michael ...more

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Lee Kirby added Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

Released: 1960

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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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Lee Kirby added Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith

Released: 1959

Directed by: William Wyler

Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh ...more

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Lee Kirby added Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone

Released: 2004

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as ...more

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Lee Kirby added Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, Colin Firth

Released: 2007

Directed by: Doug Lefler

The Last Legion is a 2007 film directed by Doug Lefler. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and others, it is based on a 2003 Italian novel of the same name written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi. It ...more

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Lee Kirby added Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1964

Directed by: Anthony Mann

The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif. It was directed by Anthony Mann ...more

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Lee Kirby added Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

Released: 1963

Directed by: Darryl F. Zanuck, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian

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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Lee Kirby added Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Martina Stella

Released: 2003

Directed by: Roger Young

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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Jim_In_Texas added Peter O'Toole, Barbara Carrera, David Warner

Released: 1981

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Masada is an American television miniseries that aired on ABC in April 1981. Advertised by the network as an "ABC Novel for Television," it was a fictionalized account of the ...more

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Released: 2018

Directed by: Octavian Repede

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AnthonyBorg added Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1985

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Jagged Edge is a 1985 film starring Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, and Peter Coyote. Robert Loggia received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in this film. It is a ...more