Cleopatra quotes

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Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman
Production: N/A
Year: 1963
MetaScore: 60/100
ImdbRating: 7.0
BoxOffice: $57,777,778
Released: 31 Jul 1963
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 6 wins & 13 nominations total

40 Clips & Quotes

How DARE you and the rest of your barbarians set fire to my library - Cleopatra 00:52 How DARE you and the rest of your barbarians set fire to my... If you choose to regard me as such - Cleopatra 00:55 If you choose to regard me as such I've always loved you - Cleopatra 00:16 I've always loved you Your tongue is old - Cleopatra 00:23 Your tongue is old Lord Antony is dead - Cleopatra 01:42 Lord Antony is dead She must make life grow where there was no life - Cleopatra 00:59 She must make life grow where there was no life To take my breath away - Cleopatra 00:12 To take my breath away You have such bony knees - Cleopatra 00:12 You have such bony knees She speaks seven languages proficiently - Cleopatra 00:39 She speaks seven languages proficiently You all look so impressive - Cleopatra 00:44 You all look so impressive Was this well done of your lady - Cleopatra 00:22 Was this well done of your lady And I find what you're wearing most becoming - Cleopatra 00:31 And I find what you're wearing most becoming They are no longer queens - Cleopatra 00:39 They are no longer queens Mental defectives - Cleopatra 00:18 Mental defectives What has angered you - Cleopatra 01:16 What has angered you I will not be told where I can go and where I cannot go - Cleopatra 00:18 I will not be told where I can go and where I cannot go Two hours until dawn - Cleopatra 00:29 Two hours until dawn A guard to escort Queen Cleopatra to her apartments - Cleopatra 00:29 A guard to escort Queen Cleopatra to her apartments It has Pothinus all over it - Cleopatra 00:23 It has Pothinus all over it Stay not too long in Alexandria - Cleopatra 00:19 Stay not too long in Alexandria Does it upset you - Cleopatra 00:51 Does it upset you I shall have to insist that you mind what you say - Cleopatra 01:15 I shall have to insist that you mind what you say There are never enough hours in the days of a queen - Cleopatra 00:23 There are never enough hours in the days of a queen Catullus doesn't approve of you - Cleopatra 00:25 Catullus doesn't approve of you One is so limited when one travels by ship - Cleopatra 00:16 One is so limited when one travels by ship Isis herself would surrender her place in heaven to be as beautiful as you - Cleopatra 00:40 Isis herself would surrender her place in heaven to be as... Extremely well - Cleopatra 00:51 Extremely well Why are you not dead - Cleopatra 00:34 Why are you not dead Nothing bores me so much as an intellectual - Cleopatra 00:22 Nothing bores me so much as an intellectual You will die without ever having been alive - Cleopatra 00:26 You will die without ever having been alive You have not been dismissed - Cleopatra 00:13 You have not been dismissed We've gotten off to a bad start - Cleopatra 00:31 We've gotten off to a bad start Why are the eyes of a statue always without life - Cleopatra 00:17 Why are the eyes of a statue always without life The way to prevent war is to be ready for it - Cleopatra 00:27 The way to prevent war is to be ready for it It is for the good of Rome that Caesar has stayed so long in Egypt - Cleopatra 00:41 It is for the good of Rome that Caesar has stayed so long in... When can you start - Cleopatra 00:57 When can you start We must find the gold to pay them - Cleopatra 01:08 We must find the gold to pay them Show me a city and I'll tell you how to take it - Cleopatra 01:00 Show me a city and I'll tell you how to take it I asked it of Caesar - Cleopatra 00:15 I asked it of Caesar And so it fell out that at Pharsalia - Cleopatra 01:15 And so it fell out that at Pharsalia

Cast

Cleopatra - Elizabeth Taylor
Mark Antony - Richard Burton
Julius Caesar - Rex Harrison
High Priestess - Pamela Brown
Flavius - George Cole
Sosigenes - Hume Cronyn
Apollodorus - Cesare Danova
Brutus - Kenneth Haigh
Agrippa - Andrew Keir
Octavian - Caesar Augustus - Roddy McDowall
Germanicus - Robert Stephens
Theodotos - Herbert Berghof
Phoebus - John Cairney
Charmian - Isabel Cooley
Achillas - John Doucette
Canidius - Andrew Faulds
Cimber - Michael Gwynn
Cassius - John Hoyt
Euphranor - Marne Maitland
Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII - Richard O'Sullivan
Calpurnia - Gwen Watford
Decimus - Douglas Wilmer
Children's Nurse (scenes deleted) - Elisabeth Welch
Dancer - Vanoye Aikens
Roman Officer - John Alderson
1st Officer - John Alderton
Minor Role - Ronald Allen
Minor Role - Audrey Anderson
Dancer - Helen Azevedo
Minor Role - María Badmajew
Minor Role - Michèle Bailly
Queen at Tarsus - Marina Berti
Egyptian Slave / Centurion - Salvatore Billa
Trombonist - Omero Capanna
Minor Role - Bruna Caruso
Dancer - Leo Coleman
Roman Officer - Bill Cummings
One of Caesar's Entourage - Rod Dana
Bacchanal Reveler - Marie Devereux
2nd Officer - Peter Forster
Captain Palace Guard - John Frederick
Guard - John Gayford
Charioteer - Dave Goodey
Palace Guard - Peter Grant
Cleopatra's Servant - Rosalba Grottesi
Minor Role - Rupert John
High Priest - John Karlsen
Agitator - Jeremy Kemp
Minor Role - Margaret Lee
Minor Role - Calvin Lockhart
Caesarion at Age 4 - Loris Loddi
Guard - Barry Lowe
Octavia - Jean Marsh
Minor Role - Kathy Martin
Marcellus - Luigi Martocci
Dancer - Gesa Meiken
Mithridates - Furio Meniconi
Minor Role - Simon Mizrahi
Gladiator - Boris Nacinovic
Arachesilaus - Laurence Naismith
Caesarion at Age 12 - Kenneth Nash
Caesarion - John R. Pepper
Cleopatra's Servant - Paola Pitagora
Cleopatra's Servant - Michela Roc
Caesarion at Age 7 - Del Russel
Cleopatra's Servant - Sandra Scarnati
Minor Role - Mike Steen
Minor Role - Jack Taylor
Roman Officer - Larry Taylor
Valvus - John Valva
Cleopatra's Handmaiden - Meri Welles
Narrator - Ben Wright