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A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Release Year: 2011

Rating: 7.2/10 (2,723 voted)

Critic's Score: 79/100

Ralph Fiennes

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox

The citizens of Rome are hungry. Coriolanus, the hero of Rome, a great soldier and a man of inflexible self-belief despises the people. His extreme views ignite a mass riot. Rome is bloody. Manipulated and out-maneuvered by politicians and even his own mother Volumnia, Coriolanus is banished from Rome. He offers his life or his services to his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius.

Writers: John Logan, William Shakespeare


Gerard Butler

Tullus Aufidius

Ralph Fiennes

Caius Martius Coriolanus

Lubna Azabal

First Citizen (Tamora)

Ashraf Barhom

Second Citizen (Cassius)

Zoran Cica


Milos Dabic


Nicolas Isia


Zoran Miljkovic


Marija Mogbolu


Milan Perovic


Nenad Ristic


Lawrence Stevenson


Marko Stojanovic


Tamara Krcunovic


Olivera Viktorovic


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Release Date: 22 December 2011

Filming Locations: Belgrade, Serbia

Opening Weekend: $61,136
(22 January 2012)
(9 Screens)

Gross: $331,472
(19 February 2012)

Technical Specs



Did You Know?


One line states that Coriolanus, played by Ralph Fiennes, "has grown from man to dragon." In the film
Red Dragon, Fiennes' character wished to become a dragon.


Caius Martius Coriolanus:
I'll fight with none but thee, for I do hate thee.

Tullus Aufidius:
We hate alike.

User Review

Look out Kenneth Branagh

Rating: 8/10

This is my first review on IMDb so bare with me. Coriolanus has the
right ingredients for a good movie, great story(can you top
Shakespeare?) and a strong cast.Only thing that was unknown so far is
the director.IMO Mr. Fiennes did very well in his debut, his camera
moves around at eyes height and often lingers close up to actors
faces(it keeps the film from being stagy and lets you see all the
nuances they convey).Locations are interesting and there are couple of
nice fight scenes.The language is Shakespirian but i had no problems
understanding it( not my native lang.), musical score is kinda tribal
and quite appropriate for the theme of the film. It's a very dark movie
and it gets a bit bloody sometime so if you're not into that be warned.
My vote is 8/10 i recommend it to everyone and hope to see more of Mr.
Fiennes work behind the camera. P.S. Look out Ken Branagh you've got
some competition now 🙂