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 production used up all the plaster on the island of Malta, where they were filming, so more supplies had to be shipped in.
But the Senate IS the people, sire. Chosen from AMONG the people. To speak FOR the people.
Commodus: I doubt if any of the people eat so well as you, Gracchus. Or have such splendid mistresses, Gaius.
When Maximus is bound up before the final battle with Commodus, the binding on Maximus' right wrist is large enough to slip off easily.
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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