The Fall of the Roman Empire Reviews

March 9, 2015
Commodus, played here by the flamboyant Christopher Plummer, forsakes the Pax Romana and turns Rome into an empire of camp.
August 6, 2013
Spectacular crowd scenes, costumes and snow-filled landscapes mix with intelligent, powerful pro-peace and Civil Rights commentary.
May 15, 2008
While The Fall of the Roman Empire is even more technically assured than El Cid, it's less interesting narrative-wise.
May 14, 2008
... surely the most magnificent period piece of its era.
April 26, 2008
Put bluntly, the difference between El Cid and Fall is the difference between faith in a concept of heroism that can transcend even death.
April 25, 2008
From back in the day when epic meant upwards of 10,000 extras, gargantuan sets, and 122-piece orchestras...in other words, CGI is for wimps.
September 9, 2005
July 7, 2005
November 7, 2003
August 16, 2002
January 1, 2000
An above average epic.