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.
Hugh Jackman was considered for the role of Maximus.
I want to help you.
Maximus: Yes, you can help me... Forget you ever knew me, and never come back here again.
A lunge whip is visible when Maximus' horse falls on the ride home.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
German TV version was edited for violence to be broadcast at primetime (which is required by law for films with a "Not under 16" or higher rating).
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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