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Quo Vadis? (1951) Movie Information

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Quo Vadis? (1951)
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Overall Rank:

4011

Avg. Rating:

2.75/4

# of Ratings:

22

Genres:

Drama, Historical

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

02/23/1951

DVD Release:

11/11/2008

Director:

Mervyn LeRoy

Actors:

Robert Taylor
Deborah Kerr
Peter Ustinov
Leo Genn
Patricia Laffan
Finlay Currie

 

 

 

 

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Ionut valentin 08/24/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Yes, it's 1951, and 61 years passed over it, but it's still watchable, and with a powerfull message at the end it deserves more. Recomand.

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Yojimbo 07/12/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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1/4 

Despite the swords and sandals, the core of this film is a stodgy and stiff-backed romantic melodrama combined with a preachy christian message. Peter Ustinov's Nero is fun, portraying him as an affable maniac but Robert Taylor is acting like he's reading off cue cards and as a whole, it's an overlong and crushing bore.

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03/01/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis tells the story of early Christians in Rome, and their early persuction by Nero. This is a rather misguided epic from the start. Robert Taylor as a Roman Centurion who gains a conscious is a boring lead hardly conveying any character at all. He is ineffetive in his attempts to lead the film, and his performance really is a testament to the strength of Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur.

The story really prods along due to lacking a compelling lead. The leading Romance is bland and uninspired with Kerr and Taylor lacking any chemistry. As just the story of the central struggle of the Centurion it fall right upon its head due to Taylor failing to do anything with his role. This might have succeeded in some way with a stronger leading man, but Taylor seems lost.

As a depiction of t...

Rating of
1.5/4 

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