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Gladiator

Directed by revered UK filmmaker Ridley Scott, this Oscar- and BAFTA-winning film was co-written by British screenwriter William Nicholson. With a remarkable ensemble cast including British actors Oliver Reed and Derek Jacobi, the drama features captivating combat scenes as well as jaw-dropping set-pieces. Co-produced by British company Mill Film.

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Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) seizes power from his father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius (Richard Harris), and orders his father’s favoured general Maximus (Russell Crowe) to be killed. After escaping imprisonment, Maximus is relegated to fighting for his life in the gladiator arenas.