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Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

  1. Mel Gibson

    Director, Writer

  2. Farhad Safinia


Top Billed Cast

  1. Rudy Youngblood

    Rudy Youngblood

    Jaguar Paw

  2. DH

    Dalia Hernández


  3. JB

    Jonathan Brewer


  4. MB

    Morris Birdyellowhead

    Flint Sky

  5. Raoul Max Trujillo

    Raoul Max Trujillo

    Zero Wolf

  6. CE

    Carlos Emilio Báez

    Turtles Run

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 19m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $120,175,290.00

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Release Information

  • December 8, 2006
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Gimly

By Gimly

I don't know if there is a better example of dedication in filmmaking out there than there is in Apocalypto. Brilliant, if overrated.

Final rating:★★★ - I personally recommend you give it a go.

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