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Apocalypto

Epic historical adventure. A young tribesman (Rudy Youngblood) and his people are captured and taken to a Mayan city, where the ruler is intent on sacrificing them to the sun god.

Epic historical adventure tale set against the backdrop of a Mayan civilisation falling into a decline.

A young tribesman hides his pregnant wife and son in an underground cavern when his people are attacked by marauders from a Mayan city. Unable to withstand the assault, he and his fellow tribesmen are escorted to the city, where the ruler is intent on appeasing the sun god Kukulkan by sacrificing them in a bloody ritual.

2 hours, 6 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 Mar 2015 23:50

Credits

Role Contributor
Jaguar Paw Rudy Youngblood
Seven Dalia Hernandez
Blunted Jonathan Brewer
Flint Sky Morris Birdyellowhead
Turtles Run Carlos Emilio Baez
Curl Nose Amilcar Ramirez
Zero Wolf Raoul Max Trujillo
Smoke Frog Israel Contreras
Cocoa Leaf Israel Rios
Sky Flower Iazua Larios
Director Mel Gibson
Writer Mel Gibson
Writer Farhad Safinia
Producer Mel Gibson
Producer Bruce Davey
Director of photography Dean Semler
Composer James Horner
Distributor Monolith

Broadcasts

  • Sun 14 Feb 2010 22:00
  • Sun 17 Apr 2011 22:50
  • Sun 17 Apr 2011 23:40
  • Sun 17 Apr 2011 23:50
  • Wed 12 Oct 2011 22:00
  • Sun 13 May 2012 22:00
  • Wed 16 May 2012 22:40
  • Sun 17 Mar 2013 22:00
  • Sat 2 Aug 2014 23:15
  • Sat 28 Mar 2015 22:50
  • Sat 28 Mar 2015 23:25
  • Sat 28 Mar 2015 23:50