GLADIATOR (2000,LTX,DTS ES,DD) - DVD
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.
Special Features Commentary by director Ridley Scott; Deleted scenes with director's commentary; Deleted footage montage; Interview with composer Hans Zimmer; Two behind-the-scenes featurette; Production diary by young actor Spencer Treat Clark ("Lucius"); Concept art and storyboards; Photo gallery; Trailers and TV spots; Cast and filmmakers' biographies.
Ken Cranes Price $20.99
Retail Price $29.98
Release Date 11/21/00
Year 2000
Category ACTION ADVENTURE
Rating R
Actors Connie Nielsen Derek Jacobi Djimon Hounsou Joaquin Phoenix Oliver Reed Richard Harris Russell Crowe
Directed by Ridley Scott
Sound DTS DIGITAL / 5.1 DOLBY DIGITAL
Studio DreamWorks
Run Time 154 Minutes
Color/BW COLOR
Widescreen Format YES
Standard Format NO
Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
Closed Caption YES
Language ENGLISH
Sub-Titles NONE
THX Certified NO
Multi-Audio YES
Interactive Menus YES
Scene Access YES
Production Notes YES
16:9 Enhanced YES
Movie on one side YES
Title Released YES
Regionally Coded YES

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