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159 Ratings


Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
United States, 1934
Drama, Romance, History


In 48 BC, Cleopatra, facing palace revolt in her kingdom of Egypt, welcomes the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Rome. When Caesar, whom she has led astray, is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony and dazzles him on a barge full of DeMillean splendor.

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Cleopatra Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1935 | Winner: Best Cinematography

1935 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

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