R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
The opening battle scene was filmed in Bourne Woods, Surrey, England. The Royal Forestry Commission had originally slated the area for deforestation, so Ridley Scott eagerly offered them his facilities to burn the woods to the ground. The Commission happily ... ...
I am required to kill, so I kill. That is enough.
Proximo: That's enough for the provinces, but not enough for Rome.
After Maximus defeats Tigris, who is clean-shaven, several soldiers lead him out of the Colosseum. One with a beard looks like Tigris, but it's not him.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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