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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
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2000-05-01
Runtime 155 minutes
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shemdani shared a tip "Russell Crow at his best 👌"
jackie_shindman shared a tip "One of the absolute best movies you will ever watch"
michael_goggin shared a tip "10/10 film"
desdeluna_moon shared a tip "Great film"
jody_baer-swanson shared a tip "I saw this when it came out at the theatre. I just love Joaquin Phoenix. He is such an underated actor."
israa_hussein shared a tip "Could also find this on prime video"
sherry_helms shared a tip "This is one of my favorite movies"
ken_l shared a tip "I like Gladiator more every time I watch it."
michael_caison shared a tip "Tearjerker. (Long story short)"
christopher_temple shared a tip "This film is ten times better after you've seen Joey Pants reenactments in various episodes of Soprano's"
aniko_tr shared a tip "Viva Maximus! 👏👏👏"
ashton_roy-bordage shared a tip "From my childhood"
jazzylicious shared a tip "“What we do in life, echoes in eternity.” — Maximus"
amanda_lammers shared a tip "Great story, great cinematography, great acting."
rogerfederer shared a tip "[Source: twitter.com]"
michael_schmelz shared a tip "Top Five"
awesome_user_468644 shared a tip "Good"