• Titus (1999)

Titus

Release Date: December 25th, 1999

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2000

R |2 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Returning from 40 years at war with the Goths, the Roman general Titus Andronicus (Anthony Hopkins) executes the eldest son of Tamora, Queen of the Goths (Jessica Lange), setting off a long chain of revenge, cruelty, and murder, aggravated when Tamora marries the new Emperor, Saturninus (Alan Cumming).

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Colm Feore, James Frain, Laura Fraser, Harry Lennix, Angus Macfadyen

Director: Julie Taymor

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Fox Searchlight

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Marriage, Rivalry, Son, Brother, Fall, Daughter, Revenge, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A brilliant and absurd film of "Titus Andronicus" that goes over the top, doubles back and goes over the top again. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A film of audacity and total gut-level appeal. show more

  • 18
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Invoking unpleasant memories of "Caligula" (only without the sex), Titus does no justice to Shakespeare. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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