The epic masterpiece Cleopatra, one of the grandest cinematic spectacles of all time, has never been more glorious. Meticulously restored with a stunningly vivid picture and breathtaking sound, the scope and scale of this legendary cinematic treasure, and Winner of 4 Academy Awards, is brought to life like never before. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the cunning queen of Egypt who seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Mark Antony (Richard Burton). Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires. Directed by Academy Award winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve), the historical epic cost an unprecedented $42 million to make (equivalent to over $300 million today). Twentieth Century Fox digitally restored the 243-minute original theatrical version of Cleopatra to commemorate its 50th anniversary.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Kenneth Haigh, Andrew Keir, Martin Landau. Roddy McDowall, Robert Stephens, Francesca Annis, Herbert Berghof, Michael Hordern, John Hoyt, Carroll O'Connor