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R| 2 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas.

Cast: Russell Crowe , Joaquin Phoenix , Connie Nielsen , Oliver Reed , Derek Jacobi , Djimon Hounsou , Richard Harris , David Schofield

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Historical drama, Adventure

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Universal Pictures

Gladiator (2000)

Release Date: May 1st, 2000|2 hr. 34 min.

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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Glorious, a colossus of rousing action and ferocious fun. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    At 2 1/2 hours, Gladiator is a long ride, but it doesn't drag. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Instead of the heat of humanity, what lingers on in the mind is the cool of the computerized effects. show more

  • February 20, 2013 rockincochran
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    I thought this was a very good movie!

  • April 08, 2011 xz00000000089288
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    Amazing directing and actors. Very well put together.

  • March 05, 2011 movieman928
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    Another one of my favorite movies is "Gladiator". It rocks!!!!

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