Favorite Historical Epic Films (11 movies items)
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Djimon Hounsou, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, David Schofield, John Schrapnel, David Hemmings, Spencer Treat Clark, Tomas Arana and Ralf Moeller
Roman General Maximus's success in battle earns the favour of an elderly Emperor Marcus Aurelius at the expense of the Emperor's son, Commodus. In a fit of jealous rage Commodus slays his father before turning his anger towards Maximus. Now reduced to "