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01/05/2000 "Gladiator" premieres in LA

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Gladiator trailer

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Gladiator Theme • Now We Are Free • Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard

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Gladiator - Russell Crowe Interview

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Russell Crowe winning Best Actor

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Gladiator - Initial Battle Scene

Gladiator is an epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson. Crowe portrays Hispano-Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed when Commodus, the ambitious son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, murders his father and seizes the throne.