The best movies of the ancient Egypt

A historical films relation ambientadas in Egypt.

Land of pharaohs

After the success of The Romans' best movies and The best movies of medieval adventures there comes to his screens a ten movies of the historical genre ambientadas in the ancient Egypt, with his pyramids, his Pharaohs and his mummies. There is not doubt that Cleopatra's figure is alone, since he is a protagonist of almost the half.

Cleopatra (Cleopatra, USA, 1934)
Interpreters: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon
The director: Cecil B. DeMille

Caesar and Cleopatra (César and Cleopatra, UK-USA, 1946)
Interpreters: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger
The director: Gabriel Pascal

Sinuhé the Egyptian

The Egyptian (Sinuhé, the Egyptian, USA, 1954)
Interpreters: Michael Wilding, Jean Simmons, Edmund Purdom, Gene Tierney, Victor Mature, Bella Darvi
The director: Michael Curtiz

Land of the Pharaohs (Pharaohs' Earth, USA, 1955)
Interpreters: Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins
The director: Howard Hawks

The Ten Commandments (ten orders, USA, 1956)
Interpreters: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson
The director: Cecil B. DeMille

Solomon and Sheba (Salomón and the queen of Saba, USA, 1959)
Interpreters: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders
The director: King Vidor

Nefertite, Regina del Nilo (Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile, Italy, 1961)
Interpreters: Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Amedeo Nazzari
The director: Fernando Cerchio


Cleopatra (Cleopatra, USA, 1963)
Interpreters: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison
The director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Astérix et Cléopatre (Asterix and Cleopatra, Belgium - France, 1968) Animation
Voices: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Micheline Dax
The directors: René Goscinny, Lee Payant, Albert Uderzo

The Prince of Egypt (The prince of Egypt, USA, 1998) Animation
Voices: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock
The directors: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner


Cléopâtre (Cleopatra, France, 1899)
The director: Georges Méliès
Interpreters: Jeanne d'Alcy

Next, two versions of Cleopatra's famous bath :)

They can find an extensive movies relation on Egypt in The Ancient Egypt movie site.

Category: Movies, History

Tags: ,

To send Buzz Wikio
On Thursday, the 18th February, 2010

He writes a comment

If you came so far without finding for what you were looking, you can continue your search in Google:

Personalized search


Google | Sitemap | Contact us | All rights reserved.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,