Spartacus Poster

Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: March 31st, 1998

PG-13|3 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Tony Curtis, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Nina Foch

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Bryna Productions, Universal Pictures

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