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Gladiator

(DVD - 2005 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Gladiator


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A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor.
Statement of Responsibility: Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; screenplay by David Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson ; directed by Ridley Scott
Title: Gladiator
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, DreamWorks Home Entertainment,, 2005
Edition: Extended ed
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (171 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
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This was a rousing film; I throughly enjoy it.

Report This Feb 19, 2014
  • jescar82 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Well acted movie, full of action. Another great Ridley Scott film.

"Are you not entertained?! Is this not why you are here?!"

Report This Nov 08, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very well done movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. Love Russel Crowe in this one!!!!!

Report This Apr 03, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Enjoyable, if self-important, swords and sandals epic. Could've used more gladiating though.

Report This Jan 27, 2013
  • Keogh rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An outstanding epic from director Ridley Scott following the fall and rise of a general who ends up a gladiator after the murder of the emperor. Russell Crowe is ideally cast as the lead, seeking revenge not only for the death of the emperor, but the murder of his wife and son. Joaquin Phoenix is memorable as the vicious, cowardly new emperor, a sadistic sociopath. The rest of the cast are all well suited to their roles, and the world of Rome and beyond is well captured both by location shooting and special effects. A triumph for Ridley Scott, and a bloody and rousing film.

Report This Dec 31, 2012
  • owllover rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Good movie, but I've seen much better. I wouldn't rewatch it.

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An outstanding Ridley Scott film. Inarguably deserving of Best Picture. One of those movies that I can watch over and over again. And have. And will. "Braveheart" is another. Cinematography, score, CGI, cast... Crowe deserved his Oscar, too, but Joaquin Phoenix and Connie Nielsen were just as solid. The final performance from Oliver Reed (died during filming). FIVE STARS.

Report This Dec 06, 2012
  • dontbugmeimreading rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

one of my favorite movies. great music, effects and story. keep the kleenex handy for the end.

Report This Dec 05, 2012
  • COLEROXX rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie is awesome and it has fighting and killing! That is what makes it awesome.

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Mike117 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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  • COLEROXX rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

COLEROXX thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 54

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  • nadian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

nadian thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Frightening or Intense Scenes: It is about war and gladiators in the ring. You may decide it is for your children and if so good luck getting any sleep after.

Report This Mar 24, 2009
  • nadian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Violence: Many graphic fight scenes

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  • nadian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Sexual language

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  • Bruinfan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Violence: Many fight scenes

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  • MariePat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Commodus: "Rise. Rise." (Maximus stands up, clenching an arrow head in his right hand) "Your fame is well deserved, Spaniard. I don't think there's ever been a gladiator to match you. As for this young man, he insists you are Hector reborn. Or was it Hercules? Why doesn't the hero reveal himself and tell us all your real name? You do have a name..." Maximus: "My name is Gladiator." (turns away from Commodus) Commodus: "How dare you show your back to me! Slave, you will remove your helmet and tell me your name." Maximus (removes helmet and turns around to face Commodus): "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Maximus: "At my signal, unleash hell."

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  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Maximus: "What we do in life... echoes in eternity."

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  • Cheryl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"The general that became a slave. The slave that became a gladiator. The gladiator that defied an emperor."

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  • KELINALAHMI rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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