Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen
Maximus is a powerful Roman general, loved by the people and the aging Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Before his death, the Emperor chooses Maximus as his successor his own son, Commodus, and a power struggle leaves Maximus and his family death sentence. The powerful general is unable to save his family and the loss of will allows him to be caught and put into the Gladiator games until his death. Only fuels his desire now is the chance to rise to the top so that he will be able to look into the eyes of a man who will feel his revenge.