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Gladiator Movie

  • Facts and information about the Movie
  • The times and people of Ancient Rome
  • The society, culture and life of the Romans
  • How Many Oscars Did the film Win?
  • Soundtrack of the movie, the Gladiators Theme
  • Russell Crowe in Gladiator the Movie
  • Maximus Decimus Meridius
  • Cast Of the movie (Film Cast List with characters
  • Famous Movie - 5 Oscars at the Academy Awards
 

Gladiator Movie


History, Facts and Information about Gladiator Movie

The content of this article provides interesting facts and information about Gladiator the Movie which was released in 2000 and starred Russell Crowe as the gladiator of the film title whose name in the movie was Maximus Decimus Meridius.

Summary of Gladiator the Movie

Gladiator Movie - How Many Oscars Did Gladiator Win?
How Many Oscars Did Gladiator Win? The Gladiator Movie was nominated for many different awards including the 73rd Academy Awards, the BAFTA Awards and the Golden Globe Awards. The movie Gladiator, which received 12 Oscar nominations and eventually won 5 Oscars. The Oscars won by the movie Gladiator were as follows:

  • Oscar for Best Picture
  • Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Gladiator - Russell Crowe
  • Oscar for Best Costume Design: Gladiator - Janty Yates
  • Oscar for Best Sound: Gladiator - Scott Millan , Bob Beemer and Ken Weston
  • Oscar for Best Visual Effects

Gladiator Movie - Soundtrack Gladiator, the Gladiators Theme
The Soundtrack Gladiator, the Gladiators Theme in the Gladiator Movie was Oscar-nominated and the music and score was composed by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard. Gladiator (2000 soundtrack) is the original soundtrack of the 2000 Gladiator movie  starring Russell Crowe and was released April 25, 2000. The album of the soundtrack and theme won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score and was also nominated for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Score. In February 2001 the record company Decca produced Gladiator: More Music From the Motion Picture. 

Gladiator Movie - Russell Crowe in Gladiator
Russell Crowe in Gladiator the movie was inspired casting. Russell Crowe in Gladiator played the part of Maximus Decimus Meridius and was praised for "Crowe's steely, soulful performance". Russell Crowe was consumed by his role and the movie, which was directed by Ridley Scott, and contributed to the screenplay on many occasions. Russell Crowe received the coveted Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the 73rd Academy Awards.

Gladiator Movie - The Gladiator Maximus
There are considerable facts and information about the Gladiator Maximus in the Summary of Gladiator the Movie. The movie depicts the gladiator Maximus fighting as types of gladiators called Provocatores would have fought. Provocatores were recognisable by their armor and weapons and were the only types of gladiators to have effective protection for the upper body in the form of a rectangular breastplate. The most famous quote from the movie is by Russell Crowe as Maximus when he confronts Commodus, "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next." 

Gladiator Movie - Cast Of Gladiator (Cast List)
The Cast Of Gladiator chosen for the movie no doubt played a major contribution to the success of the film. The Gladiator cast list is as follows:

Gladiator Cast List

Maximus................................................................... Russell Crowe
Commodus................................................................Joaquin Phoenix
Lucilla....................................................................... Connie Nielsen
Proximo.................................................................... Oliver Reed
Marcus Aurelius........................................................ Richard Harris
Gracchus................................................................... Derek Jacobi
Juba.......................................................................... Djimon Hounsou
Falco.........................................................................David Schofield
Gaius.........................................................................John Shrapnel
Quintus......................................................................Tomas Arana
Hagen........................................................................Ralf Moeller
Lucius........................................................................Spencer Treat Clark
Cassius......................................................................David Hemmings
Cicero.......................................................................Tommy J Flanagan
Tiger......................................................................... Sven-Ole Thorsen
Slave Trader............................................................. Omid Djalili
Praetorian Officer...................................................... Nicholas McGaughey
Scribe....................................................................... Chris Kell
Assassin No 1..........................................................  Tony Curran
Assasin No 2............................................................  Mark Lewis
Valerius....................................................................  John Quinn
Praetorian Guard No 1.............................................  Alun Raglan
Engineer...................................................................  David Bailie
German Leader........................................................  Chick Allen
Giant Man................................................................  David J Nichols
Maximus' Wife.........................................................  Giannina Facio
Maximus' Son..........................................................  Giorgio Cantarini

Gladiator Cast List

Gladiator Movie
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Gladiator Movie

 
Gladiator Movie

  • Facts and information about the Movie
  • The times and people of Ancient Rome
  • The society, culture and life of the Romans
  • How Many Oscars Did the film Win?
  • Soundtrack of the movie, the Gladiators Theme
  • Russell Crowe
  • Maximus Decimus Meridius
  • Cast Of the movie (Film Cast List with characters
  • Famous Movie - 5 Oscars at the Academy Awards

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