The Best Rome Movies and TV Shows on Netflix
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 Netflix.
1. Life of Brian
What it's about: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the pompous Pontius Pilate and acronym-obsessed members of a separatist movement. Rife with Monty Python's signature absurdity, the tale finds Brian's life paralleling Biblical lore, albeit with many more laughs.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
What it's about: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Where to Watch: 39 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Starz). 33 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 39 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).
3. Roman Empire
What it's about: This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall.
Where to Watch: 15 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
4. The Rite
What it's about: Seminary student Michael Kovak reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).