Academy Award Spotlight: Gladiator (2000)
Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture & Best Actor (Russell Crowe) went to Ridley Scott’s (Alien, Blade Runner) epic Roman revenge/gladiator film simply entitled ‘Gladiator’ in 2000. When Rome’s greatest general is betrayed by a slain Emperor’s despicable son (Joaquin Phoenix), Maximus (Russell Crowe) becomes a gladiator to exact his revenge and avenge the murder of his wife and child.
Rousing action, incredible special effects & powerful emotions highlight this violent tale that deserves every bit of recognition and accolade as the best motion picture of 2000. A sweeping epic from beginning to end, this film is punctuated by some of the most memorable dialogue in recent history along with breathtaking visuals.
Explore and conquer our ‘Gladiator’ Sound Quotes Collection page and get caught up in the glory of Rome all over again, remind yourself just how powerful a film can be when it is constructed by talented filmmakers and a top-notch cast of veteran actors.
Pop Quiz, Hotshot: This was Oliver Reed‘s (Proximo) last film, as he passed away during filming. Computer effects were utilized to assist in completing some of his scenes, almost imposible to tell which ones.