7th Grade- Ancient History

  • 7th Grade Movies- Ancient History

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    Historical period



    When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

    R- violence


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    Ancient Rome

    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix and Connie Nielsen


    When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier whom tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron-fist.

    R- violence


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    Medieval England

    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau and Patrick McGoohan|

    Kingdom of Heaven

    Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

    R- violence


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    The Crusades (Middle East)

    Orlando Bloom, Eva Green and Liam Neeson

    The Last Samurai

    An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

    R- violence


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    19th century Japan

    Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe and Billy Connolly

    Cleopatra (1963)

    Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

    Not rated

    Ancient Egypt

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Rex Harrison

    The Mummy (1999)

    An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a Mummy.


    Ancient egypt

    Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and John Hannah

    Clash of the Titans (2010)

    Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering the Earth and the heavens.


    Ancient Greece Mythology

    Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes

    10,000 BC (2008)

    A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.


    Stone ages

    Camilla Belle, Steven Strait and Marco Khan

    The Eagle (2011)

    In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem.


    Ancient Rome

    Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland

    Beowulf (2007)

    The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.


    Ancient Viking mythology

    Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover and Angelina Jolie

    Crouching Tiger, hidden Dragon (2000)

    Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.


    17th century China

    Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh and Ziyi Zhang

    Shaka Zulu (1986)

    This mini-series details King Shaka's rise and fall with mythic detail. Prophecy is mixed with recorded fact regarding Shaka's birth, exile, innovations in warfare, assumption of the throne, building of the Zulu Empire, first contact with Europe and the events that lead to his


    19th century Africa

    Edward Fox, Robert Powell and Trevor Howard

    The 300 Spartans (1962)

    Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000




    Ancient Greece

    Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson and Diane Baker

    The 13th warrior

    In AD 922, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland. The nomadic outcast comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures

    R- violence


    Parent must sign permission included with assignment

    Medieval Europe

    Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora and Vladimir Kulich