Here are some facts terrifying facts about Caligula:
He fed the lions in the Roman amphitheaters with common criminals.
He promoted his horse, Incitaus, to the Roman Senate.
He built a brothel in the imperial palace.
In 1979 the film “Caligula,” directed by Tinto Brass and starring Malcolm McDowell, shocked the world with its explicit portrayal of the emperor’s cruel and salacious escapades. It was the first major motion picture that juxtaposed segments featuring respected, mainstream actors with scenes that were essentially pornographic. To this day, the highly controversial movie remains banned in some countries.