Quo Vadis


Quo Vadis

Overview:

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.

Votes 63 (7/10)

Runtime: 171 minutes

Release Date 1951-11-08

Budget: $8,250,000.00

Revenue: $30,000,000.00

Tagline: THIS IS THE BIG ONE! The splendor and savagery of the world's wickedest empire! Three hours of spectacle you'll remember for a lifetime!

Production company:

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Drama
  • History
  • Romance

Trailer

Further Information

Marcus Vinicius
Robert Taylor
Robert Taylor
Lygia
Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr
Petronius
Leo Genn
Leo Genn
Nero
Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
Poppaea
Patricia Laffan
Patricia Laffan
Peter
Finlay Currie
Finlay Currie
Paul
Abraham Sofaer
Abraham Sofaer
Eunice
Marina Berti
Marina Berti
Ursus
Buddy Baer
Buddy Baer
Plautius
Felix Aylmer
Felix Aylmer
Pomponia
Nora Swinburne
Nora Swinburne
Tigellinus
Ralph Truman
Ralph Truman
Nerva
Norman Wooland
Norman Wooland
Acte
Rosalie Crutchley
Rosalie Crutchley
Miriam
Elspeth March
Elspeth March
Lygia's Slave (uncredited)
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
Christian Prisoner in Arena (uncredited)
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
Imperial Guard (uncredited)
Bud Spencer
Bud Spencer
Narrator
Walter Pidgeon
Walter Pidgeon
Guard
John Myhers
John Myhers
Hairdresser
Alfredo Rizzo
Alfredo Rizzo
Hasta - 2nd Praetorian
Leslie Bradley
Leslie Bradley
Young Christian Girl
Adrienne Corri
Adrienne Corri
Mounted Captain
Enzo Fiermonte
Enzo Fiermonte
Christ
Robin Hughes
Robin Hughes
Older Woman
Helena Makowska
Helena Makowska
Liana Del Balzo
Liana Del Balzo
Joanna Griffiths
Joanna Griffiths
Nazarius
Peter Miles
Peter Miles
Terpnos
Geoffrey Dunn
Geoffrey Dunn
Seneca
Nicholas Hannen
Nicholas Hannen
Phaon
D.A. Clarke-Smith
D.A. Clarke-Smith
Chilo
John Ruddock
John Ruddock
Rufia
Strelsa Brown
Strelsa Brown
Lucan
Alfredo Varelli
Alfredo Varelli
Anaxander
William Tubbs
William Tubbs
Galba
Pietro Tordi
Pietro Tordi
Parmenida
Clelia Matania
Clelia Matania
Christian Prisoner in Arena
Alfred Baillou
Alfred Baillou
Fisherman
Scott R. Beal
Scott R. Beal
Fisherman
Michael Mark
Michael Mark
Fisherman
Jack George
Jack George
Fisherman
Ernesto Molinari
Ernesto Molinari
Senator
Dino Galvani
Dino Galvani
Noble
Carlo Borelli
Carlo Borelli
Officer
John Binns
John Binns
Officer
Alessandro Serbaroli
Alessandro Serbaroli
Lydia Guard
Dario Michaelis
Dario Michaelis
Guard
Kenneth W. Richardson
Kenneth W. Richardson
Legionnaire
Richard McNamara
Richard McNamara
Apostle
Jack Del Rio
Jack Del Rio
Apostle
Philip Kieffer
Philip Kieffer
Apostle
Louis Payne
Louis Payne
Apostle
Al Ferguson
Al Ferguson
Pedicurist
Lia Di Leo
Lia Di Leo
Headkeeper
Aldo Pini
Aldo Pini
Wine Bibber
Adriano Ambrogi
Adriano Ambrogi
Man with Wine Cup
Enrico Formichi
Enrico Formichi
Banquet Man
Giovanni Lovatelli
Giovanni Lovatelli
Slave
Richard Garrick
Richard Garrick
White Slave Girl
Scilla Vannucci
Scilla Vannucci
Young Unbaptized Woman
Anna Maria Padoan
Anna Maria Padoan
Steward
Alberto Plebani
Alberto Plebani
Anna Arena
Anna Arena
Alfred Brown
Alfred Brown
Frank Colson
Frank Colson
Franco Fantasia
Franco Fantasia
Philip Kieffer
Philip Kieffer
Harriet Medin
Harriet Medin
Leonardo Scavino
Leonardo Scavino
Maria Zanoli
Maria Zanoli
Harry J. Vejar
Harry J. Vejar
Dianora Veiga
Dianora Veiga
Giuseppe Varni
Giuseppe Varni
Carlo Tricoli
Carlo Tricoli
Little Boy
David Craig
David Craig
Director
Mervyn LeRoy
Mervyn LeRoy
Director
Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann
Screenplay
S.N. Behrman
S.N. Behrman
Screenplay
Sonya Levien
Sonya Levien
Screenplay
John Lee Mahin
John Lee Mahin
Novel
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Producer
Sam Zimbalist
Sam Zimbalist
Original Music Composer
Miklós Rózsa
Miklós Rózsa
Director of Photography
William V. Skall
William V. Skall
Director of Photography
Robert Surtees
Robert Surtees
Editor
Ralph E. Winters
Ralph E. Winters
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