Quo Vadis? Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5731

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 02/23/1951

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/11/2008

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Historical

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

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

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Rating of
3/4

travincal - wrote on 08/24/2012

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.

Rating of
1/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 07/12/2012

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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Quo Vadis

Ichabod Crane - wrote on 03/01/2013

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.

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