|Tagline:||A general who became a slave. A slave who became a gladiator. A gladiator who defied an emperor.|
|Genres:||Action | Adventure | Drama | Epic|
|Released:||01 May 2000 (Los Angeles, California - premiere)|
- Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Picture, and nominated for another 6.
- Ridley Scott doing what he does best ... making historic films of an EPIC scale with EPIC battle sequences.
- Amazing performances by Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix.
- State of the art special effects that brought Ancient Rome back to life.
- A brilliant Score by Hans Zimmer.
Winner of five Academy Awards, Gladiator revived the sword and sandal epic while becoming one of the acclaimed and popular historical dramas of the decade! Russell Crowe won an Oscar for his star-making turn as a general whose family is murdered by a corrupt prince (Academy Award-nominee Joaquin Phoenix). He embarks on a desperate quest for revenge that sees him fighting in front of thousands of Romans in the Coliseum. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott, Gladiator re-creates the glory of Ancient Rome with Academy Award-winning special effects. A modern classic.
What we do in life echoes in eternity.
Ultimately, we're all dead men. Sadly, we cannot choose how, but what we can decide is how we meet that end, in order that we are remembered, as men.
Today I saw a slave become more powerful than the Emperor of Rome.
At my signal, unleash hell.