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.
Five tigers were brought in for the scene in the arena where Maximus fights Tigris the Gaul. A veterinarian armed with tranquilizer darts was present the entire time. For safety's sake, Russell Crowe was kept at least fifteen feet away from the tigers.
Nothing happens to anyone that he is not fitted by nature to bear
During the Battle of Carthage, Juba throws a spear to kill a chariot driver. The spear clearly bends in half as the spear strikes the driver, indicating that it is made of rubber.
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)