40. Julius Caeser In Julius Caesar (1953)

Assassinated By: Brutus and other conspirators
Cause of Death: Stabbed to death

Thanks to movies like Gladiator and TV shows such as Spartacus: Blood And Sand, our culture's view of Hollywood-produced Roman empire projects is loaded with dismemberments, hot naked chicks, and dogged barbarism. All great things.

Back when Julius Caesar was made, however, the envelope hadn't been pushed yet, meaning that there was no T&A and essentially no violence. But there's a certain elegance to scenes such as Caesar's assassination, which relies more on the dialogue and acting than it does on effects or camera trickery. That doesn't mean we don't miss the all of those hot naked chicks—we'll just imagine them in black-and-white.

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