Gladiator is a 2000 historical epic film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Jacobi, John Shrapnel and Richard Harris. Crowe portrays the loyal Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed when the Emperor's ambitious son, Commodus, murders his father and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the ranks of the gladiatorial arena to avenge the murder of his family and his Emperor. Released in the United States on May 5, 2000, Gladiator was a box office success,...
|Release date:||May 1, 2000|
|Directed by:||Ridley Scott|
|Producer:||David Franzoni, Branko Lustig, Douglas Wick|
|Music by:||Lisa Gerrard, Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt|
|Screenplay by:||David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson|
|Genre:||Action Film, Adventure Film|