GLADIATOR 2000 USP: Ridley Scott reclaims historical epics for the century. We are entertained. MVP: Oliver Reed plays the grizzled Antonius Proximo. His final role was a fitting swan-song. OMG: Snow and fire in the opening battle.
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen - Director: Ridley Scott IMDB: When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.