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Gladiator (2000)
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Call no.:
DVD 005 834
Title:
Gladiator
Originally produced:
2000
Format:
DVD
Summary:
In the year 180, after the death of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, Maximus, one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals is stripped of his rank and sold into slavery, as Marcus's devious son, Commodus, ascends to the throne. Forced to become a gladiator, Maximus is determined to avenge himself and eventually gets the opportunity, when Commodus decides to put his own fighting mettle to the test by squaring off with Maximus in a battle to the death.
Credits:
DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures ; screenplay by David Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig.
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen version.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment : Universal Studios, c2000.
Languages:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
2 DVDs (155 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Dreamworks Pictures
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Director(s):
Scott, Ridley
Screenwriter(s):
Franzoni, David
Logan, John
Nicholson, William
Producer(s):
Franzoni, David
Wick, Douglas
Lustig, Branko
Cast:
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris.
Production:
Photography, John Mathieson ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture.
Special features: audio commentary with Ridley Scott, John Mathieson, and Pietro Scalia; from the cutting floor; the making of Gladiator; gladiator games, Roman blood sports; Hans Zimmer, scoring Gladiator.
Subjects:
Epic films.
Gladiators Rome Drama.
Emperors Rome Drama.
Slaves Rome Drama.
Rome History Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Gladiator
Director: Scott, Ridley
Actor: Crowe, Russell
Actor: Harris, Richard
Actor: Nielsen, Connie
Actor: Phoenix, Joaquin
Musical score composer: Gerrard, Lisa
Musical score composer: Zimmer, Hans
Production studio: Dreamworks Pictures
Production studio: Universal Pictures (Firm)
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No