Pompeii 2014 Subtitles

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Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harrington, "Game of Thrones"), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a terrifyig race against time to save his true love (Emily Browning, "Sucker Punch").

Starring:
Kit Harrington,Carrie-Anne Moss
Runtime:
1 hour, 44 minutes

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Genres Action & Adventure
Director Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring Kit Harrington, Carrie-Anne Moss
Supporting actors Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Keifer Sutherland
Studio Entertainment One
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By William Mason TOP 50 REVIEWER on 21 July 2014
Format: DVD
I watched this movie at the cinema with my 11 year old daughter, and it was an enjoyable enough flick in the style of Gladiator (Ridley Scott/Russell Crowe). This movie is basically a love story between a slave named Milo, who possesses formidable fighting skills (think Russell Crowe in Gladiator), and a beautiful noblewoman, Cassia. Kit Harrington (famous as a result of his role in Game of Thrones) has the lead in this sword and sandals epic, and makes the most of a role which is taken over by the CGI in the second half of the movie. He is made a Roman slave and taken to the arenas of Pompeii, during which he becomes romantically involved with Cassia. Cassia's father, a Roman general named Corvus (played with a toe-curling English accent by the fish out of water Keifer Sutherland), disapproves of his daughter's choice in men, and determines that Milo needs to be removed from Cassia's life. The last half hour of the movie, when the volcano erupts and the city is hit by a tsunami, is a very impressive exercise in CGI. You watch Milo and Cassia fight for survival against rivers of molten lava and the ocean when it gets whipped up by the tsunami. Of course, the big final showdown is between Milo and the baddie Corvus, and I won't let slip how they resolve their differences. Keifer Sutherland is a charismatic and great actor, but his attempt here at an English accent unfortunately lends an unintended comical aspect to the film. Kit Harrington is a solid and worthy, if slightly uninspiring hero, reminiscent perhaps of L.A. Law's Harry Hamlin in the original Clash of the Titans. Suffice it to say, the film has its drawbacks, with just a little too much hokum to let you keep a straight face.Read more ›
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123 of 139 people found the following review helpful By Kirsty Grant on 26 May 2014
Format: DVD
To start off, I thoroughly enjoyed Pomepeii, which is what I film is supposed to do. I am also a student studying ancient history and classical archeology, so I feel like I have a right to comment on the accuracy of the film, unlike many of the negative reviews on here.

The film makers perfectly recreated the city of Pompeii based on photography they took from the remains of the town, so A+ for going the extra mile as far as I'm concerned! The 3D effects worked very well and I actually saw someone in the cinema duck out the way from flaming debris!

The acting was very good and I'm very pleased with the casting choice. I also like the opening scene set in Britannia, showing the origins of the main male protagonist Milo. The story line was a bit predictable, but over all still enjoyable.

As far as accuracy is concerned, it's a Hollywood film. Of course it's not going to be completely accurate. Get over it. The film makers exaggerated the effects of the volcano to highlight the disaster and make a more dramatic film. In truth, only about 2000 people out of 20,000 died in Pompeii. Whereas in the film it looks like everyone does. The also combined the devastation of Herculaneum and Pomepeii, again, to make a more dramatic film.

All in all I loved it and would definitely recommend it to friends. And to those who insist on moaning about the accuracy: go and watch a documentary, not a film.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By chris coupe on 21 Oct. 2014
Format: Blu-ray
I really liked it, people these days are too quick to criticise, to say it wasn't realistic is like saying...Gone with the Wind and Ben Hur are not, but still great films, films are supposed to be about entertainment and it was, I think if some of the great films of the past were released today they would be slagged off for the same reasons this was, its good to see an old style epic for a change
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By STEVENSEAGALFAN on 11 May 2015
Format: Blu-ray
I enjoyed this film, to tell you the truth I did not have high hopes, but I was surprised how good this film was. Kit Harington(game of thrones) is becoming one of the most sort after actors in Hollywood, and so he should be he is a great actor with a bright future. The one thing I did like was the 3D plus picture quality it was very nice.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kate Brown on 10 May 2015
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
A very enjoyable film. Wonderful scenes in the arenas and with the volcano bursting. A great performance from Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones).
Well worth seeing.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By D. J. Bethell on 30 Oct. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
not the best film ever, but nevertheless worth a watch. nice family entertainment - not too much sex, not too much violence and not too much gore and no swearing! just a good clean love story with a nice bit of history thrown in and some amazing special effects.
Also thought Kit Harrington was great in it, but then I also loved him in Game of Thrones
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Penelope on 18 Oct. 2014
Format: DVD
Really loved this film. It had a very good storyline which would have been good enough on its own without the volcano. But the volcano erupting made you really think about how insignificant all our human struggles can be when suddenly faced with a disaster we do not understand. Very moving film with well drawn characters.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Michael Mitchell on 21 Feb. 2015
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this was an ourtstanding movie with excellent special effects.It arraived in good time and in good condition
Regards
Mike
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