The Best Sword-and-Sandal Movies of All Time

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Gladiator

2000    Ridley Scott    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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Spartacus

1960    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Costume Adventure    Epic    Historical Epic

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Ben-Hur

1959    William Wyler    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Epic

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300

2007    Zack Snyder    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Comics    Epic

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Clash of the Titans

1981    Desmond Davis    Rated PG

Adventure    Fantasy    Fantasy Adventure

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Hercules

1997    Ron Clements, John Musker    Rated G

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

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Troy

2004    Wolfgang Petersen    Rated R

Historical Film    Epic    Sword-and-Sandal

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Quo Vadis?

1951    Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Historical Epic

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Centurion

2010    Neil Marshall    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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I, Claudius

1976    Herbert Wise    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

2010    Mike Newell    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

1964    Anthony Mann    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Historical Epic

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Immortals

2011    Tarsem Singh    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Epic

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Alexander

2004    Oliver Stone    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Epic

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Clash of the Titans

2010    Louis Leterrier    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Fairy Tales and Legends

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Julius Caesar

1970    Stuart Burge    Rated G

Based-on-Shakespeare    Based-on-Theatre    Epic

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The Scorpion King

2002    Chuck Russell    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

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Barabbas

1961    Richard Fleischer    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Religious Drama

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The 300 Spartans

1962    Rudolph Maté    Not Rated

Epic    Historical Epic    Historical Film

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Hercules

1958    Pietro Francisci    Not Rated

Adventure    Costume Adventure    Foreign Language Film

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