General Maximus, favorite of Caesar, seems destined to lead Rome back to a Republic. But when Caesar is murdered by his own son, Maximus is betrayed, his family slaughtered, and he is sold into slavery as a gladiator. Over time, his reputation grows and he is taken to Rome. When he arrives, will he use his power to free the people, or to exact his revenge?
Movie Sermon's General Warning
Gladiator contains extremely graphic battle violence.