Directed: Ridley Scott
Released Date: 5 May 2019 (USA)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama
Languages: Hindi ,English
Film Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen
Movie Quality: 480p Bluray
In AD 180, -Roman General intends to return to his home after he leads the Roman army to victory against the Germanic tribes near on the Limes . Emperor Marcus Aurelius tells that his own son, , is unfit to rule, and that he wishes to succeed him, as regent, to help save Rome from corruption. , upon hearing this, murders his father.
announces he is the new Emperor and asks for his loyalty, but the general refuses. is arrested by the Praetorian Guards and is told that he and his family will die. He kills his captors and rides for his home near Trujillo, where he finds his family murdered. buries his wife and son; then collapses. He is found by slavers who take him to the Roman province of to the city of , where he is sold to a gladiator trainer named .
Although reluctant at first, fights in local tournaments and befriends two other gladiators: , a ; and , a German. His military skills help him win matches and gain recognition from other gladiators and the crowd. reveals that he was once a gladiator, and advises that he must “win the crowd” to win his freedom. takes his gladiators to fight in Rome’s Colosseum, because has organized 150 days of games.
Disguised by a masked helmet, debuts in gladiatorial combat in the Colosseum as a Carthaginian in a re-enactment of the Battle of . Unexpectedly, leads his side to victory, and enters the Colosseum to offer his congratulations. He orders the disguised , as leader of the gladiators, to show himself and give his name; reveals himself and declares vengeance. is compelled by the crowd to let the gladiators live, and his guards are held back from striking them down.
next fight is against a legendary undefeated gladiator named Tigris of Gaul. has arranged for several tigers to be set upon during the duel; , however, prevails. orders to kill Tigris, but spares his opponent’s life; he is called “the Merciful” by the crowd. Angered at this outcome, taunts about his family’s deaths, but turns and walks away.