The Best Rome Movies and TV Shows on Free Services
Finding a good Rome movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Rome movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Free Services.
What it's about: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old sister, Kate, hope that they can finally settle down. But when Charlotte's attraction to an older man gets in the way, the family must learn to accept each other for who they truly are.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Vudu).
What it's about: Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with certain colleagues. When a riot results in his expulsion from Rome, Coriolanus seeks out his sworn enemy, Tullus Aufidius. Together, the pair vow to destroy the great city.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. Three Ages
What it's about: The rituals of courtship, romantic rivalry and love play out three times as a man vies with a villain for the girl. In the Stone Age, the rivalry is set off by dinosaurs, a turtle used as a ouija board, and a round of golf with stones. In ancient Rome, the men display their brawn through a chariot race, using dogs instead of horses. In contemporary times, the man finds himself overcome by modernity, including a very fragile car.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).
What it's about: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
What it's about: Young Cabiria is kidnapped by pirates and sold as a slave in Carthage. Just as she's to be sacrificed to Moloch, Cabiria is rescued by Fulvius Axilla, a good-hearted Roman spy, and his powerful slave, Maciste. The trio are broken up as Cabiria is entrusted to a woman of noble birth. With Cabiria's fate unknown, Maciste punished for his heroism, and Fulvius sent away to fight for Rome, is there any hope of our heroes reuniting?
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).
What it's about: ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much in common - not least of which is that they are both going through the process of arranged marriages.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
7. The Apocalypse
What it's about: It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side and he is having them cruelly persecuted. The small village in Asia Minor to which the aged apostle John has withdrawn is also attacked by Roman soldiers.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
What it's about: The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds Hercules battling giant robots brought to life by stop motion animation.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (ConTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
9. 8 Days That Made Rome
What it's about: Historian selects eight pivotal days that defined the Roman Empire and its establishment as the world's first superpower.
Where to Watch: 1 episodes (13%) are available to watch free online (Smithsonian). 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV). 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).