In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, 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.
- Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Romance, Drama
- Studio: Constantin Film, Impact Pictures, Summit Entertainment, TriStar Pictures, Don Carmody Productions, FilmDistrict
- Keyword: gladiator, arena, gladiator fight, lava, roman, forbidden love, natural disaster, epic, disaster, slave, town in panic, volcanic eruption, pompeii, 1st century
- Cast: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jared Harris