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The Best Gladiator Movies  

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List Rules Movies must feature gladiators.

A list of the best gladiators movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This gladiators movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about gladiators are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about gladiators you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous gladiators movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these gladiators movie titles for more information about the films.

List features items like Gladiator and The Seven Magnificent Gladiators.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best gladiators movies?" and "What is the greatest gladiators movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular gladiators movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these gladiators movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good gladiators movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gladiator Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen
Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more
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Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo was based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast. It was inspired by the life ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Anne Bancroft, Julie Newmar, Ernest Borgnine
Demetrius and the Gladiators is a fictional 1954 sword-and-sandal drama film and a sequel to The Robe. The picture was made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Frank ...more
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Karen McDougal, Lisa Dergan Podsednik, Viktor Verzhbitsky
The Arena is a direct-to-video film from producer Roger Corman on the subject of female gladiators. It is a remake of the 1974 The Arena with Pam Grier. It was shot in Russia by Kazakh director ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Richard Harrison, Antonio Molino Rojo, Bernabe Barta Barri
Gladiators Seven is a 1962 action film written by Sandro Continenza, Bruno Corbucci, Alberto De Martino and Giovanni Grimaldi and directed by Pedro Lazaga.
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The Ten Gladiators Dan Vadis, Mirko Ellis, Mimmo Palmara
The Ten Gladiators is a 1963 Italian film directed by Gianfranco Parolini.
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The Seven Magnificent Gladiato... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gladiator Movies
Lawrence Wong added The Seven Magnificent Gladiators Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Mandy Rice-Davies
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Lawrence Wong added Amazons and Gladiators Patrick Bergin, Nichole Hiltz, Mary Tamm
Amazons and Gladiators is a 2001 drama action adventure film written and directed by Zachary Weintraub.
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The Sign of the Cross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gladiator Movies
Lawrence Wong added Charles Laughton, Claudette Colbert, Fredric March
The Sign of the Cross is a pre-Code epic film released by Paramount Pictures, produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille from a screenplay by Waldemar Young and Sidney Buchman, and based on the ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Eric Roberts, Raicho Vasilev, Frida Farrell
A corrupt Roman emperor attempts to appease the people of his kingdom by capturing the most ferocious creature in all the land and exploiting its legendary strength for the entertainment of the ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano, Dante Testa
Cabiria is a 1914 Italian epic silent film, directed by Giovanni Pastrone and shot in Turin. The film is set in ancient Sicily, Carthage, and Cirta during the period of the Second Punic War. It ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Tim Lowe
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Seven Rebel Gladiators is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gladiator Movies
Lawrence Wong added Erno Crisa
Sette contro tutti or Seven Rebel Gladiators is a 1965 Italian film directed by Michele Lupo.
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