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.
Kirk Douglas saw the film when it was first released and liked it, but said it was nowhere nearly as noble as Spartacus (1960).
Can any of them fight? I've got a match coming up.
Slave Trader: Some are good for fighting, others for dying. You need both, I think.
When Marcus Aurelius asks Maximus to tell him about his home, he says the soil is "black, like my wife's hair". When we see her later, Maximus' wife is a brunette.
Both the Dreamworks & Universal logos are altered to appear gold in color so they match the opening theme of Maximus walking through a wheatfield.
There are a whole slew of unused shots and sequences compiled into a short film. Some of those sequences are:
$34,819,017 (USA) (7 May 2000)
$187,705,427 (USA) (27 April 2013)
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