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Release: 2000-05-01
Movie
Gladiator
Scene
Commodus Murders Father Scene
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Clip Description
Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) murders his own father, Marcus Aurelius (Richard Harris), after receiving news that he will not be Emperor of Rome.
Movie Description
Gladiator is an epic film of love, death and betrayal set in the Roman Empire. General Maximus' success in battle earns the favour of an elderly Emperor at the expense of the Emperor's son. In a fit of jealous rage the son slays his father before turning his anger towards Maximus. Now reduced to a slave, his family dead, Maximus must fight as a Gladiator to gain his freedom, and his revenge.
Director
Ridley Scott
Studios
DreamWorks SKG, MCA/Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions
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