Cleopatra got rated 6.8.
Also Known As: Kleopatra
Tagline: The motion picture the world has been waiting for!
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor / Richard Burton / Rex Harrison / Pamela Brown / George Cole / Hume Cronyn / Cesare Danova / Kenneth Haigh / Andrew Keir / Martin Landau / Roddy McDowall / Robert Stephens / Francesca Annis / Grégoire Aslan / Martin Benson
Plot: In 48 B.C., Caesar pursues Pompey from Pharsalia to Egypt. Ptolemy, now supreme ruler after deposing his older sister, Cleopatra, attempts to gain favor with Caesar by presenting the conquerer with the head of Pompey, borne by his governors, Pothinos and Achillas. To win Caesar's support from her brother, Cleopatra hides herself in a rug, which Apollodorus, her servant, presents to Caesar. The Roman is immediately infatuated; banishing Ptolemy, he declares Cleopatra Egypt's sole ruler and takes her as his mistress. A son, Caesarion, is born of their union. Caesar, however, must return to Italy. Although he is briefly reunited with Cleopatra during a magnificent reception for the queen in Rome, Caesar is assassinated shortly thereafter, and Cleopatra returns to Egypt. When Mark Antony, Caesar's protégé, beholds Cleopatra aboard her elaborate barge at Tarsus some years later, he is smitten and becomes both her lover and military ally. Their liaison notwithstanding, Antony, to ...
Description: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.
Aspect Ratio: 2.20 : 1
Cast and Character: Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra / Richard Burton as Mark Antony / Rex Harrison as Julius Caesar / Pamela Brown as High Priestess / George Cole as Flavius / Hume Cronyn as Sosigenes / Cesare Danova as Apollodorus / Kenneth Haigh as Brutus / Andrew Keir as Agrippa / Martin Landau as Rufio / Roddy McDowall as Octavian - Caesar Augustus / Robert Stephens as Germanicus / Francesca Annis as Eiras / Grégoire Aslan as Pothinus / Martin Benson as Ramos
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Languages : English
Location : Almería, Andalucía, Spain
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Release Date: 31 July 1963 (UK)
Runtime: 192 min
Sound Mix: 70 mm 6-Track / 4-Track Stereo / Stereo / DTS 70 mm
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Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz / Ranald MacDougall