R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Oliver Reed insisted to Ridley Scott that his life was his own after five o'clock. Scott readily agreed to that.
This man wants what you want.
Maximus: Then have *him* kill Commodus!
During the first fight in Zucchabar, Maximus stabs one of the opposing gladiators. The sword passes between the man's side and his arm.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
The ABC version of "Gladiator" (aired in 2002) was made into a two-part movie including scenes that were deleted in the theatrical version, but found in the DVD version. It had been heavily edited for violence.
$34,819,017 7 May 2000