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.
Ricardo Cruz, Horse Stunt Specialist, took the white horse Montero, that Russell Crowe rode to The Texas Hollywood Studios, Tabernas, Almeria, Spain, to be used as Captain Grisham's horse in the television series Queen of Swords (2000) for which he was the series Horse Stunt Coordinator.
Strength and honor.
When Comodos is arguing with the senators one of them suggests that there seems to be some problems with 'the plague' in some neighborhood of Rome, and that the emperor should think of some hygienic measures to solve this. In fact, at that time there was no knowledge of the mechanism of transmission of diseases and their relation to sanitary conditions.
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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