Apocalypto is a 2006 epic adventure film directed by Mel Gibson. Set in the last days of the Mayan civilization, the film tells the story of Jaguar Paw (Rudy Youngblood), a young man from a peaceful jungle tribe. His life is drastically changed when his village is raided by a group of Mayan city dwellers intent on offering human sacrifices to their gods. Taken captive and destined for a horrific end, Jaguar Paw must summon all his courage to escape and save his family. Notably, Apocalypto was filmed entirely in the Yucatec Mayan language to enhance its historical authenticity. The film was a box office success and received mostly positive reviews.
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