Movies That Make Us Episode 146

Welcome back to another episode of Movies that Make Us. We’ve been discussing summer blockbusters and this time, we talk about the 2000 film Gladiator.

Directed by Ridley Scott, the film focuses on Russel Crowe plays Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed by Joaquin Phoenix’s Commodus, the ambitious son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, who murders his father and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maxiumus becomes a gladiator, and raises through the ranks of the arena to avenge the murders of his family and emperor. 

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