Ratings

TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 88%

Financials

Revenue: $21,037,000

Budget: $7,623,000

Profit: + $13,414,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: THIS IS THE BIG ONE! The splendor and savagery of the world's wickedest empire! Three hours of spectacle you'll remember for a lifetime!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Nov 8, 1951

Rating: NR

Run Time: 2h 51m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer


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Synopsis

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.


Main Cast

Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor

Marcus Vinicius

Age : 57 | Popularity : 7%

Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr

Lygia

Age : 86 | Popularity : 17%

Leo Genn

Leo Genn

Petronius

Age : 72 | Popularity : 7%

Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov

Nero

Age : 82 | Popularity : 12%

Patricia Laffan

Patricia Laffan

Poppaea

Age : 94 | Popularity : 7%

Finlay Currie

Finlay Currie

Peter

Age : 90 | Popularity : 7%

Abraham Sofaer

Abraham Sofaer

Paul

Age : 91 | Popularity : 8%

Marina Berti

Marina Berti

Eunice

Age : 78 | Popularity : 7%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Casting
Irene Howard
Irene Howard
Mel Ballerino
Mel Ballerino
Producer
Sam Zimbalist
Sam Zimbalist
Sound Original Music Composer
Miklós Rózsa
Miklós Rózsa
Directing Director
Mervyn LeRoy
Mervyn LeRoy
Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann
Art Art Direction
William A. Horning
William A. Horning
Cedric Gibbons
Cedric Gibbons
Edward C. Carfagno
Edward C. Carfagno
Set Decoration
Hugh Hunt
Hugh Hunt
Elso Valentini
Elso Valentini
Camera Director of Photography
Robert Surtees
Robert Surtees
William V. Skall
William V. Skall
Editing Editor
Ralph E. Winters
Ralph E. Winters
Writing Screenplay
John Lee Mahin
John Lee Mahin
S. N. Behrman
S. N. Behrman
Sonya Levien
Sonya Levien
Novel
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Department Role Name

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