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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 terrifying race against time to save his true love (Emily Browning, "Sucker Punch").

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

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Action & Adventure
Director Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss
Supporting actors Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Joe Pingue, Kiefer Sutherland, Currie Graham, Dylan Schombing, Maxime Savaria, Ron Kennell, Tom Bishop Sr., Rebecca Eady, Sasha Roiz, Jean-Francois Lachapelle, Jean Frenette, Dalmar Abuzeid, Emmanuel Kabongo, Brock Johnson
Studio Entertainment One
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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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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The good points: the re-creation of the town of Pompeii was very good. even down to the raised stepping stones in the road. I enjoyed the story but the film was ruined for me by the tsunami which didn't happen. I realise this was just a fictional story but to change history so much seems unnecessary
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Amazing I think it's really good
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Enjoyed this film as I like a film that keeps you interested and also that is watchable again.
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Format: Blu-ray
I saw this film at the cinema yesterday and enjoyed it so much that I've now ordered it from Amazon. I disagree with the negative reviews here and can only say that I found the acting perfectly adequate, the script workmanlike, the music outstanding, the costumes and staging impressive, the gladiatorial scenes sufficiently violent and credible and the special effects of the volcano's eruption highly convincing. I am not a scholar of Roman history so cannot say to what extent the film is faithful to the facts, but this is supposed to be entertainment not a history lesson and, to that extent, it succeeds exceptionally well. One reviewer criticizes the film for supposedly showing the gladiators' arena being destroyed by the volcano whereas, in fact, it survives to this day but, in fact, the film only shows it being damaged by the eruption, not destroyed as alleged, so it is faithful to the facts in this respect. I saw this film after it had run at our cinema for a week, yet the auditorium was full to near capacity, which would not have been the case if it had been damned by word of mouth. The only reason I am not awarding the film five stars is because -as can be seen from the posters- the actor portraying the leading male character is no Russel Crowe -he's too young for the role, sports a tousle of hair more reminiscent of the 1970s than the Roman period and quite frankly, looks like a biceps-challenged wimp out of physical scale with the manly gladiators and Roman soldiers he too easily dispatches in battle. You can't have everything.
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Well paced with interesting dialogue and action throughout and with a bit of romance thrown in... Some artistic license with the actual destruction of the town; for example, where was the incessant fall of pumice that resembled snowfall? Whatever, it was a great film.
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By Valerie Bartlett TOP 500 REVIEWER on 17 Oct. 2014
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This is not a bad film at all very good acting good story line great scenery it has everything a hero love story murder abduction and an ending that I was not expecting a hero that dies but dies in his lover's arms and her self in his highly recommended watch.
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Format: Blu-ray
WHILE I MUST ADMIT YOU DO TEND TO COMPARE IT WITH GLADIATOR{RUSSELL CROWE} IT OBVIOUSLY HAD A SMALLER BUDGET. BUT ALL IN ALL IT WAS VERY GOOD WITH SPECTACULAR CGI AT THE END. DID THINK KIT HARRINGTON WAS A VERY SMALL GLADIATOR BUT HE MADE IT UP BY BEING NIMBLE.
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