Gladiator (2000)
Gladiator (2000) Genre(s): Drama

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi

Synopsis: A Roman general is imprisoned by a jealous emperor and forced to fight as a gladiator.

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I'm not sure why this won an Oscar because I didn't care for it all that much. The story wasn't very interesting and the battle/fight/whatever scenes were excessively graphic.

Worth a rental? I suppose. If there's nothing better on the shelf.

Added 07 November 2002 at 2:02 AM

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