They are all "honorable men." And they are all conspirators bent on murdering the emperor. To win public support, however, they know they must sway the widely admired Brutus to their cause. "Julius Caesar", (nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and a winner for best B&W Art Direction/Set Decoration) remains one of the best adaptations of Shakespeare as directed by Oscar winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Atopthe stellar cast, John Gielgud plays lead conspirator Cassius (later at the other end of the daggeras Caesar in the 1970 movie version). James Mason (the National Board of Review's Best Actor Award winner!) is tormented by Brutus. And in a celebrated casting, Marlon Brando abandons his then-trademark T-shirt for a toga to give a compelling portrayal of loyal avenger Antony.

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Julius Caesar (1953)

Unrated

Classic/Drama · 2h 0m · 5/8/1953

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MGM's acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

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They are all "honorable men." And they are all conspirators bent on murdering the emperor. To win public support, however, they know they must sway the widely admired Brutus to their cause. "Julius Caesar", (nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and a winner for best B&W Art Direction/Set Decoration) remains one of the best adaptations of Shakespeare as directed by Oscar winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Atopthe stellar cast, John Gielgud plays lead conspirator Cassius (later at the other end of the daggeras Caesar in the 1970 movie version). James Mason (the National Board of Review's Best Actor Award winner!) is tormented by Brutus. And in a celebrated casting, Marlon Brando abandons his then-trademark T-shirt for a toga to give a compelling portrayal of loyal avenger Antony.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Budget

$2,070,000

Revenue

$10,831
Part Of
Cast
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Marlon Brando

Mark Antony
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James Mason

Brutus
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John Gielgud

Cassius
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Louis Calhern

Julius Caesar
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Edmond O'Brien

Casca
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Greer Garson

Calpurnia
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Deborah Kerr

Portia
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George Macready

Marullus
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Michael Pate

Flavius
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Richard Hale

Soothsayer
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Alan Napier

Cicero
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John Hoyt

Decius Brutus
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Tom Powers

Metellus Cimber
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William Cottrell

Cinna
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Jack Raine

Trebonius
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Ian Wolfe

Ligarius
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Morgan Farley

Artemidorus
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William Phipps

Servant to Antony (as Bill Phipps)
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Douglass Watson

Octavius Caesar (as Douglas Watson)
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Douglass Dumbrille

Lepidus
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Rhys Williams

Lucilius
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Michael Ansara

Pindarus
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Dayton Lummis

Messala
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Paul Guilfoyle

Citizen of Rome
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Edmund Purdom

Strato
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Lawrence Dobkin

Citizen of Rome
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Jo Gilbert

Citizen of Rome
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John Hardy

Lucius
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Chet Stratton

Servant to Caesar (as Chester Stratton)
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Lumsden Hare

Publius
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Preston Hanson

Claudius
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Victor Perry

Popilius Lena
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Michael Tolan

Officer to Octavius
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John Lupton

Varro
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Joseph Waring

Clitus (as Joe Waring)
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John Parrish

Titinius
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Stephen Roberts

Dardanius
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Thomas Browne Henry

Volumnius
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David Bond

Citizen of Rome
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Ann Tyrrell

Citizen of Rome
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John O'Malley

Citizen of Rome
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John Doucette

Carpenter, Citizen of Rome
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Oliver Blake

Citizen of Rome
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Donald Elson

Citizen of Rome
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Alvin Hurwitz

Citizen of Rome
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John Alderson

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Henny Backus

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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John Call

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Booth Colman

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Darren Dublin

Hoodlum (uncredited)
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Michael Frasco

Little Boy (uncredited)
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Robert Fuller

Extra (uncredited)
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Chief Leonard George

Hoodlum (uncredited)
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Ned Glass

Cobbler (uncredited)
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Dabbs Greer

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Chester Hayes

Roman Soldier (uncredited)
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Shep Houghton

Soldier (uncredited)
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Neyle Morrow

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Robert Nichols

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Vic Perrin

Hoodlum (uncredited)
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Jack Perry

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Joe Ploski

Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
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Barry Regan

Sentry (uncredited)
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Norman Rice

Little Man (uncredited)
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Irene Tedrow

Bit Role (uncredited)
Crew
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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Director
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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Julius Caesar

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/7/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

Julius Caesar

(DVD)

8/28/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Julius Caesar

(DVD)

11/7/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

Julius Caesar

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/7/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

Julius Caesar

(DVD)

4/5/2011

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