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May 5, 2000
Gladiator is about the loyal General Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed when the Emperor's ambitious son, Commodus, murders his father and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the ranks of the gladiatorial arena to avenge the murder of his family and his Emperor.
TV/Films that reference Gladiator
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April 8, 2002
Mitzi tells Nate he needs to lose his attitude, saying the 'whole chip on the shoulder thing only worked for Russell Crowe in 'Gladiator'.".
Music that reference Gladiator
This movie is sampled in:
performed by Jay-Z
November 14, 2003
The intro has a sampled monologue by Russell Crowe from the film Gladiator.