The Fall of the Roman Empire ( Blu-ray )

One of the great historical tales, a sweeping story of glory and greed, of hubris and heroism from legendary Hollywood director Anthony Mann (El Cid), featuring an all-star cast including Academy Award winners Alec Guinness and Sophia Loren, with Christopher Plummer, Stephen Boyd, James Mason and Omar Sharif. Based on the true events that also inspired the blockbuster Gladiator, featuring action-packed battle scenes and a blistering chariot race rivaling that in Ben-Hur, this epic charts the decadence, corruption and intrigue that destroyed the greatest empire the world had ever seen, leading to ancient Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.

Year: 1964
Genre: Classic Drama, Blu-ray Discs
Country: USA
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle, Christopher Plummer, James Mason, John Ireland, Mel Ferrer, Omar Sharif, Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd
Duration: 185 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Classic Drama



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