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Gladiator is a 2000 historical epic directed by Ridley Scott. The movie stars Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius, a Roman general who is betrayed by the emperor and sold into slavery. Maximus is forced to fight as a gladiator in the Colosseum, where he quickly becomes a fan favorite.
The movie follows Maximus as he rises to fame in the Colosseum and begins to plot his revenge against the emperor. Along the way, he meets a variety of characters, including the emperor's daughter, Lucilla, and the emperor's nephew, Commodus. Maximus also meets a variety of other gladiators, including the legendary Juba.
The movie is filled with intense action sequences and thrilling fight scenes. The movie also features a powerful score by Hans Zimmer that adds to the intensity of the movie. The movie culminates in a thrilling climax as Maximus faces off against Commodus in the Colosseum.