Centurion

Centurion

Streaming Video - 2010
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AD 117. The Roman Empire stretches from Egypt to Spain, and east as far as the Black Sea. But in northern Britain, the relentless onslaught of conquest has ground to a halt in the face of the guerrilla tactics of an elusive enemy, the savage and terrifying Picts, led by revenge-hungry warrior Etain. When the Roman legion is ambushed, the seven surviving Romans pledge to rescue their leader and return to Rome to regroup.
Publisher: [United States] : Magnet : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 98 min.)) : sd., col.

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DougMac
Dec 05, 2016

If you have Scottish ancestry- you will love this movie. It clearly shows the bravery and cunning of the original population, which refused to be defeated. It demonstrates why the Nazis feared Scotland's regiments during the World War. It is quite historically accurate.

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d049846265
Dec 14, 2015

GOOD movie. I liked it. Very entertaining. Tough people. I really like the "lady" who opposed the Romans.

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joywolf83
Sep 25, 2015

Very much a rated R movie with blood and brutal killings. The fight scences are magnificent though. Roman legion goes against native Scotland ones called "Picts". Displays both sides of the conflict. The female lead Pict Is so cold and so well acted. You can really get caught up in the story and background. Its a story of a solider being loyal to his fellow mates. Also a story of a people defending their home to an invading army. The countryside is a beautiful backdrop that adds to the realism. You can tell this was on location, no green scene, no sound stage.

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jazeebelle
Feb 17, 2015

I'll be honest with you, you know all those movies with half clothed women that really don't have much to do with the narritive but are a surefire way to get the fellas to see it? Well ladies, this one is for us. Talk about Man Meat. Sexy Fassbender skantly clad is a lovely sight. That being said, the movie is far from good. Even with all the lovely men, i just couldn't keep watching it.

aaa5756 Jul 24, 2013

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Very predictable movie. Not too bad---good performance.

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ameliepeace
Jul 03, 2013

bad production. don't waste time!

vanny260 Jun 08, 2012

Not worth it, in my opinion. And I typically enjoy historical movies like this.

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Palomino
Apr 16, 2012

Well, I can see why I've never heard of this movie, but I've seen lots worse. OMG, the number of bloody ways to die in battle, I think they got paid by body count. I don't think I'd ever watch it again.

Bradenflyboy56 Feb 09, 2012

AWESOME MOVIE!!

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bstudent
Dec 31, 2011

this is a solid story of loyalty, honor, courage and ultimate betrayal. the moral may very well be...a simple life...

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