The Best Gladiator Movies

List Rules
Movies must feature gladiators.

This is a list of the best gladiators movies ever made, ranked by movie fans just like you. 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 should be higher on the list, be sure to vote them up. 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 movies 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 service, these good gladiators movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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  • Gladiator
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    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Spartacus
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    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
  • Triumph of the Ten Gladiators
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    Dan Vadis, Helga Liné, Stelio Candelli
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Nick Nostro
  • Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators
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    Enzo Fiermonte, Dan Vadis, Helga Liné
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Nick Nostro
  • Ben-Hur
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    Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: William Wyler
  • Ben-Hur
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    Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire
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    Sophia Loren, Alec Guinness, Stephen Boyd
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Anthony Mann
  • The Eagle
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    Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
  • Barabbas
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    Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano, Arthur Kennedy
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Richard Fleischer
  • Demetrius and the Gladiators
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    Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Delmer Daves
  • The Arena
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    Karen McDougal, Lisa Dergan Podsednik, Viktor Verzhbitsky
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
  • Gladiators Seven
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    Richard Harrison, Antonio Molino Rojo, Bernabe Barta Barri
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Pedro Lazaga
  • The Seven Magnificent Gladiators
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    Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Mandy Rice-Davies
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Bruno Mattei
  • The Ten Gladiators
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    Dan Vadis, Mirko Ellis, Mimmo Palmara
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Gianfranco Parolini
  • Amazons and Gladiators
    15
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    Patrick Bergin, Nichole Hiltz, Mary Tamm
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Zachary Weintraub
  • The Sign of the Cross
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    Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton
    • Released: 1932
    • Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
  • The Invincible Gladiator
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    Richard Harrison, Bernabe Barta Barri, Leo Anchóriz
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Alberto De Martino, Antonio Momplet
  • Kingdom of Gladiators
    18
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    Maurizio Corigliano, Sharon Fryer, Leroy Kincaide
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Stefano Milla
  • Revenge of the Gladiators
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    Mickey Hargitay, Andrea Checchi, Dante Maggio
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Luigi Capuano
  • Cyclops
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    Eric Roberts, Raicho Vasilev, Frida Farrell
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Declan O'Brien
  • Cabiria
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    Lidia Quaranta, Umberto Mozzato, Bartolomeo Pagano
    • Released: 1914
    • Directed by: Giovanni Pastrone
  • Seven Rebel Gladiators
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    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Michele Lupo