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.
In preparation for filming, Ridley Scott spent several months developing storyboards to develop the framework of the plot.
We who are about to die, salute you!
During the fight with the tigers, Maximus falls and rolls over, revealing Lycra shorts.
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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