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5,768 Ratings


Directed by Ridley Scott
United States, United Kingdom, 2000
Action, Drama


General Maximus is a powerful Roman general, loved by the people and the aging Emperor who appoints him as his heir. In a fit of jealous rage the corrupt son slays his father. His family murdered, Maximus is condemned to the Gladiator games until death. Revenge fuels his desire to live.

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Gladiator Directed by Ridley Scott

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2001 | 5 wins including: Best Picture

2001 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

American Film Institute Awards

2001 | Winner: Movie of the Year

National Board of Review

2000 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

2001 | 4 wins including: Best Film

2001 | 8 nominations including: Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects

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