Gladiator In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Average Score : 82.16

What we do in life echoes in eternity.

Status: Released

Release Date: 2000-05-04

Geners Action Drama Adventure

Production Companies Universal Pictures Scott Free Productions Red Wagon Entertainment Mill Film DreamWorks Pictures

Production Countries United Kingdom,United States of America,

Run time: 155 minutes

Budget: $103,000,000

Revenue: $465,361,176