February 20, 2014
Studio: TriStar Pictures (Sony)
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for intense battle sequences, disaster-related action and brief sexual content)
Screenwriters: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler, Michael Robert Johnson
Starring: Paz Vega, Emily Browning, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Kit Harington
Copyright Holder: N/A
Set in 79 A.D., "Pompeii" tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.