Gladiator [videorecording] / [presented by] Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholas ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott.
Edition: Anamorphic widescreen version.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, c2003.
Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Gladiators Drama.
Rome History Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 Drama.
Rome History Commodus, 180-192 Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, John Mathieson ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard.
Performers: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: From the cutting room floor; My gladiator journal; original storyboards; still gallery; cast & crew, Production notes.
Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Actor, 2000
Summary: The war against the Germans won, Emperor Aurelius chooses the victorious General Maximus as his successor to the Roman empire. Commodus, Aurelius' heir, is jealous of this and enslaves Maximus to the gladiatorial arenas.