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Director Ridley Scott brings the glorious battles of the ancient Roman arena back to the big screen in a sweeping story of courage and revenge. The great Roman General Maximus, fresh from victory on the battlefield, dreams of home. When the dying Emperor Marcus Aurelius asks Maximus to assume the mantle of his power, the jealous emperor's son, Commodus, orders the general's execution and that of his family. Barely escaping death, Maximus is forced into slavery and trained as a gladiator in the arena where his fame grows. Now he has come to Rome, intent on avenging the murder of his wife and son by killing the new emperor Commodus.
Harry, South Africa. 7 March 2016
and an excellent cast
successfully convey the
intensity of Roman gladitorial
combat as well as the
political intrigue brewing
brad, South Africa. 28 January 2016
a cinematic experience a great script coupled with great acting and realistic fight scenes. A true classic.
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