The Gladiator is a movie that have made a lot of money for the studio, and it is now very popular. So the question is, is it any good? To find out if this is an awesome movie that you want to see or if it just another generic piece of trash that you would rather watch a movie about, here are some things you should know about this film.
First off, it is a Sci-Fi/Fantasy. This means that it is set in a future where various races from across the galaxy to live in peace and harmony. It is a world where there is no killing or violence and thus there is no bloodshed. Just because it is Sci-Fi does not mean that you have to like it, so if you do not then don't expect it to make you happy.
The Director of the film, Ridley Scott, is best known for his work in the world of High Technology. In fact, he has said that he was in a meeting and discussing his project with "a star wars geek", who laughed in his face when he brought up the topic of the Roman Empire. The only thing Scott has done in his career is to make some mediocre science fiction movies. He did not make Gladiator, which is the most successful movie of his career, an art house film, like Apocalypse Now or The Manchurian Candidate. The only reason this movie came out was because of the huge box office numbers that it brought in.
Since this is not a New Testament movie, it is no surprise that the story lines of the other actors in the film were very different than what they are used to playing. Don Cheadle plays the role of Maximus, a member of the senate who wants to find out the truth behind his father's death so that he can take revenge on the Gladiators. Tom Cruise plays the role of Marcus Aurelius, the young and arrogant ruler of Rome. Nicole Kidman plays the role of Publius Oilleus, the leader of the royal House of Spartacus, an ancient family who rule the slaves in the city.
All of these characters had a dramatic transformation during the making of the movie. This was due to the fact that the setting is completely different. The Roman Empire, which is the setting of the story, is a very violent place where its people are much more educated and civilised than the slave-trading gladiators. This causes the gladiators to go completely mad. This was one of the reasons why all the actors wanted to be in the movie, since they wanted to make their character look even more evil than the original, which is how the comic book version.
Director Ridley Scott also changed the ending. The movie ends with the gladiators being given an iron crown to wear on their heads, but the original ending had them thrown into the lake of fire. The original ending was in fact far more violent and graphic, which the director made a decision to change for the sake of the PG rating of the movie. There was also a large fight scene in the movie. This was removed because the director thought it would be too much for the audience to handle.
This is not a movie that you want to watch with some pretty bad writers. If you do not have any knowledge of the story of the movie, or if you are one of those people who hates doing research, then you may not enjoy this movie at all. For those of you who do like this type of movie, you will want to read the movie reviews and see what the majority of people think of it.
The movie is not without its flaws. For example, most of the characters did not appear in the movie and there was one plot twist that was way too bizarre for most viewers. However, the makers of the movie realised that by making a horror film, that they would have a very hard time selling the DVD copies, so they made a small "spice up" to makeit fun and original.