Winner of Best Picture and Best Actor Academy Awards, director Ridley Scott's stirring spectacle stars Russell Crowe as heroic Roman general Maximus. Crowe is chosen to succeed ailing emperor Richard Harris, but scheming imperial son Joaquin Phoenix orders Crowe and his family killed. Left for dead and sold into slavery, Crowe emerges as the empire's greatest gladiator and seeks vengeance in a showdown at the Colosseum. With Oliver Reed, Connie Nielsen, Djimon Hounsou. Special two-disc set includes both the original theatrical version and an extended version with 17 minutes of extra footage; 155 min./171 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish, Korean; audio commentary; deleted scenes; documentary; featurettes. Two-disc set.
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- Action & Adventure
- Ridley Scott
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, David Schofield, John Shrapnel, Tomas Arana, Ralf Moeller, Spencer Treat Clark, David Hemmings, Tommy Flanagan, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Omid Djalili, Nicholas McGaughey, Tony Curran, Mark Lewis, John Quinn, David Bailie, Dave Nicholls, Al Hunter Ashton, Giannina Facio, Giorgio Cantarini
- Also On:
- DVD, CD Soundtrack, CD Soundtrack Vol. 2