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Release: 2000-05-01
"My Name is Maximus Decimus Meridius" Scene
Clip Description
Watch as Maximus (Russell Crowe) reveals himself to King Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix). King Commodus is stunned as he thought Maximus was murdered years before. The Gladiator is not just a slave but he is "Maximus Decimus Meridius."
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.
Ridley Scott
DreamWorks SKG, MCA/Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions