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.
Various historians have tried to find proof that the awning in the Colosseum, really was used as a cooling system. Coins and other images of the amphitheater have been found showing a canopy system. In May 1998, a few scientists on PBS's NOVA series constructed two different canopy systems on an ancient amphitheater. One of those designs appears to be the inspiration for the canopy system seen in this film.
They say, "No."
FLIPPED SHOT: When Commodus and Lucilla enter Rome via chariot, Commodus' scar is on the right side.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
Documentary "Blood, Sand, And Celluloid" on the 3 disc VCD Special Edition:
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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