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Biography Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19652h 18mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Rome Based on Books Country: Italy 

Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel directed by Carol Reed. While the novel covers Michelangelo's life from birth to death, the film focuses on the battle of wills between the perfectionist artist and the impatient Pope who commissions (and eventually commands) him to paint the famed chapel.The Agony and the Ecstasy featuring Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, available for rent or purchase on Microsoft Store, and 1 other. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (7,232 votes).

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#13,398 Ranked Movie

#48 Ranked in Rome Movies

#400 Ranked in Biography Movies

#912 Ranked in Based on Books Movies

The Agony and the Ecstasy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (7,232 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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