Spartacus

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical, War

Although this is the only one of Stanley Kubrick's pictures over which he did not have complete control (he was brought in by Kirk Douglas to direct when Anthony Mann was fired after the first week of shooting), SPARTACUS is still a remarkable epic--one of the greatest tales of the ancient world ever to hit the screen. It's especially strong, and more typical...read more

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01:12 — True story of the gladiator who escaped slavery and led the 73 B.C. rebellion against Imperial Rome.

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Based on fact and fleshed out with dramatic speculation, this rousing spectacle re-creates the life and times of Thracian gladiator Spartacus, who led a bloody slave insurrection against Rome from 73 to 71 B.C.

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  • Review: Although this is the only one of Stanley Kubrick's pictures over which he did not have complete control (he was brought in by Kirk Douglas to direct when Anthony Mann was fired after the first week of shooting), SPARTACUS is still a remarkable epic--one of… (more)

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