Quo Vadis 1951

Critics score:
88 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: It was made, we suspect, for those who like grandeur and noise -- and no punctuation. It will probably be a vast success. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: MGM's opulent version of ancient Rome circa 1951, with Peter Ustinov at his most whimsical doing honors as the mad Nero. Read more

TIME Magazine: For sheer size, opulence and technical razzle-dazzle, Quo Vadis is the year's most impressive cinematic sight-seeing spree. Read more

Time Out: It does last virtually three hours, and along the way does have stretches of tedium, but LeRoy invests most of it with pace, true spectacle, and not a little imagination. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Quo Vadis is a super-spectacle in all its meaning. Read more

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