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.
In preparation for filming, Ridley Scott spent several months developing storyboards to develop the framework of the plot.
The frost, it sometimes makes the blade stick.
During the battle with Germans, Maximus is accompanied by his dog, a German Shepherd. The very first German Shepherd, named Hektor Linksrhein (later changed to Horand von Grafrath), was registered by the Society for the German Shepherd Dog in 1899.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
A 171-minute extended version incorporating formerly deleted scenes has been created specifically for DVD release.
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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