|Directed by||Giulio Base|
|Written by||Francesco Arlanch|
|Music by||Marco Frisina|
Imperium: Pompeii is a 2007 Italian television film and part of the Imperium series. It tells the story of the last days of Pompeii, the city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. It was shot in the Empire Studios in Hammamet, Tunisia. Mass scenes involved about 3,200 extras. Anthony LaMolinara supervised the special effects of the film.
Marcus a military officer goes to war and is injured and believed to be dead. In his hometown of Pompeii a bad earthquake happens, and his girlfriend Valeria and her brother Ennius are orphaned. They are sold to Quintus Laronius as slaves, but Laronius is murdered. Marcus and Valeria do all they can to solve the mystery of the murder, with the evil governor Chelidone holding them back with his love for Valeria. They eventually get Tiberius a tribune to save Valeria, Ennius and the other slaves of Quintus Laronius, who are accused of his murder, but the volcano Vesuvius erupts sending ash and pyroclastic flows to Pompeii burying it, Marcus and Valeria, and their friends cause Chelidone to die in the eruption, but they survive.