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 the Battle of Carthage battle scene in the Colliseum, Dimon Hounsou "Juba" the black gladiator, hands a sword to Maximus who's on horseback. He called out to him "Maximus"! instead of "Spaniard"! It wasn't till the end of that scene when Maximus reveals his identity to Commodus. Until that moment no one knew his name was "Maximus"...
Strength and honor.
In the pan-and-scan version, when the chariots make their way into the Coliseum during the Roma-Carthage battle, a gladiator calls out. You can see clearly see blue sky and scaffolding above his head, where the remaining CGI tiers of the arena should be.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
VCD Version by HVN is 154 minutes long:
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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