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.
When first announced, Arnold Schwarzenegger was being pursued to play Proximo.
I didn't know men could build such things.
Proximo tells the trader he'll give him "2000 for the men and 4 for the beasts", but he then says "that's 5000 total for an old friend". It means discount. He didn't think 2000+4000=5000.
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 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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