Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast. The life story of the historical figure Spartacus and the events of the Third Servile War were adapted by Dalton Trumbo as a screenplay. The film stars Kirk Douglas as rebellious slave Spartacus and Laurence Olivier as his foe, the Roman general and politician Marcus Licinius Crassus. Co-starring are Peter Ustinov , John Gavin , Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, John Ireland, Herbert Lom, Woody Strode, Tony Curtis, John Dall and Charles McGraw. The film won...
|Release date:||October 6, 1960|
|Directed by:||Stanley Kubrick|
|Editor:||Robert Lawrence, Irving Lerner|
|Music by:||Alex North|
|Screenplay by:||Dalton Trumbo, Peter Ustinov, Calder Willingham|
|Genre:||Action Film, Adventure Film, Thriller|