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.
When first announced, Arnold Schwarzenegger was being pursued to play Proximo.
Strength and honor.
When praying to protect his wife and child, Maximus clearly holds both figures in one hand. When the camera angle switches, he holds one in each hand. When the angle switches back, both figures are in one hand again.
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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