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Title Gladiator [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; screenplay by David Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson ; directed by Ridley Scott.

Imprint Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2005.


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 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Gladiator  Disc 1    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Extended ed.
Description 3 videodiscs (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: Original theatrical version; introduction to the extended version by director Ridley Scott; "Are you not entertained?" trivia track; all-new commentary by Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe; "Tale of the scribes" story development; "The tools of war" weapons; "Attire of the realm" costume design; "The heat of battle" production journals; "Shadows and dust" resurrecting Proximo; "The glory of Rome" visual effects; "Echoes in eternity" release and impact; production design featurette and galleries; storyboard demonstrations, comparisons and galleries; Ridleygames, Ridley Scott's own sketches of "Maximus' journey"; costume design galleries; cast portrait photo galleries; visual effects explorations, Germania and Rome; abandoned sequences, including alternate opening titles, blood vision, rhino fight and a newly discovered deleted scene.
Contents Disc 1. Feature -- Disc II. Documentary -- Disc. III. Supplement.
Credits Director of photography, John Mathieson ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard ; production designer, Arthur Max ; costume designer, Janty Yates.
Cast Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris.
Summary A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language In English or French ; subtitles in English, Spanish or French ; Closed-captioned.
Subject Gladiators -- Rome -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- Drama.
Roma -- Historia -- Imperio, 30 a.C.-248 d.C. -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Scott, Ridley.
Wick, Douglas.
Franzoni, David.
Lustig, Branko.
Crowe, Russell, 1964-
Phoenix, Joaquin.
Nielsen, Connie, 1965-
Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999.
Jacobi, Derek.
Mathieson, John, 1961-
Zimmer, Hans.
Gerrard, Lisa.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1417057785
Standard No. 678149439120
Music No. 94391 DreamWorks Home Entertainment

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