- Original title
- Running time
- 102 min.
- United States
Paul W.S. Anderson
Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler, Michael Robert Johnson
TriStar Pictures / Constantin Film / Don Carmody Productions. Distributed by FilmDistrict
Adventure. Drama | Roman Empire. Historical. Natural Disasters. Volcanoes. 3D
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in late summer 79 A.D., Pompeii revolves around the slave of a shipping tycoon who dreams of the day he can buy his freedom and marry his master's daughter. What the slave doesn't know is that she's already been promised to a corrupt Roman senator, while he's been sold to another owner. Just when things can't get any worse, Mt. Vesuvius erupts with the power of 40 nuclear bombs. But the slave is trapped on a ship headed for Naples, separated from his love and best friend, a gladiator who is trapped in the city's coliseum. As fire and ash destroy the only world he's ever known, the slave is determined to get back and rescue them.
: Razzie Awards: Nominated for Worst Supporting Actor (Kiefer Sutherland)
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