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.
British post-production house "The Mill" was responsible for most of the CGI effects in the film. Amongst their responsibilities, were to composite real tigers filmed on bluescreen into the fight sequences, and adding smoke trails and extending the ... ...
Let us pretend that you are a loving daughter, and I am a good father.
Lucilla: This is a pleasant fiction, is it not?
When the street performers are enacting a humorous version of a battle between Commodus and Maximus, two different shots are used, one from the audience side and one from the stage side with the audience in the background. But in both shots, the dwarf who plays "Commodus" is on the right hand side, while the narrator is correctly swapped from one side of the stage to the other.
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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