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The Resource Gladiator, Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick Production, in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott Film ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; story by David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; executive producers, Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, (videorecording)

Gladiator, Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick Production, in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott Film ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; story by David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; executive producers, Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, (videorecording)

Label
Gladiator
Title
Gladiator
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick Production, in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott Film ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; story by David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; executive producers, Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The general who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator. The gladiator who defied an empire. / The war against the Germans won, Emperor Aurelius chooses the victorious General Maximus as his successor to the Roman empire. Commodus, Aurelius' heir, is jealous of this and enslaves Maximus to the gladiatorial arenas
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2000: Best Picture ; Best Actor (Russell Crowe) ; Best Costume Design (Janty Yates) ; Best Visual Effects (John Nelson, Neil Corbould, Tim Burke, Rob Harvey) ; Best Sound (Scott Millan, Bob Beemer, Ken Weston).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Mathieson ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard ; costume designer, Janty Yates ; production designer, Arthur Max
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, restricted ; for intense, graphic combat
Language note
Closed-captioned, with captions and subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G542 2003
PerformerNote
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1965-
  • 1938-1999
  • 1964-
  • 1930-2002
  • 1961-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wick, Douglas
  • Franzoni, David
  • Lustig, Branko
  • Logan, John
  • Nicholson, William
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Phoenix, Joaquin
  • Nielsen, Connie
  • Reed, Oliver
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • Harris, Richard
  • Mathieson, John
  • Scalia, Pietro
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Gerrard, Lisa
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Scott Free Productions
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gladiators
  • Emperors
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Gladiator, Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick Production, in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott Film ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; story by David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; executive producers, Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: Widescreen version -- Insightful film commentary from award-winning director Ridley Scott -- Deleted scenes, complete with director's commentary -- Treasure Chest: A unique montage of additional footage cut to the powerful score -- One-of-a-kind production diary written by young actor Spencer Treat Clark ("Lucas") -- special slide show featuring concept art and storyboards -- Photo gallery from behind-the-scenes of the Gladiator set -- In-depth production notes and detailed cast and filmmaker biographies -- Commentary (with director Ridley Scott, director of photography John Mathieson and editor Pietro Scalia); From the cutting room floor (unique montage of additional footage cut to the powerful score); My gladiator journal (one-of-a-kind production diary written by young actor Spencer Treat Clark ("Lucius"); Original storyboards (special slide show featuring concept art and storyboards); Still gallery (photo gallery from behind-the-scenes of the Gladiator set); Cast & crew (detailed cast and filmmaker biographies); Production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm52843160
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 35 min.)
Isbn
9780783292557
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
  • 678149066722
  • 883929304127
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
90667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 347570
  • (OCoLC)52843160
System details
DVD; NTSC Region 1 ; Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby 2.0 Surround ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gladiator, Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present a Douglas Wick Production, in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott Film ; produced by Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; story by David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; directed by Ridley Scott ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; executive producers, Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: Widescreen version -- Insightful film commentary from award-winning director Ridley Scott -- Deleted scenes, complete with director's commentary -- Treasure Chest: A unique montage of additional footage cut to the powerful score -- One-of-a-kind production diary written by young actor Spencer Treat Clark ("Lucas") -- special slide show featuring concept art and storyboards -- Photo gallery from behind-the-scenes of the Gladiator set -- In-depth production notes and detailed cast and filmmaker biographies -- Commentary (with director Ridley Scott, director of photography John Mathieson and editor Pietro Scalia); From the cutting room floor (unique montage of additional footage cut to the powerful score); My gladiator journal (one-of-a-kind production diary written by young actor Spencer Treat Clark ("Lucius"); Original storyboards (special slide show featuring concept art and storyboards); Still gallery (photo gallery from behind-the-scenes of the Gladiator set); Cast & crew (detailed cast and filmmaker biographies); Production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm52843160
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 35 min.)
Isbn
9780783292557
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
  • 678149066722
  • 883929304127
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
90667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 347570
  • (OCoLC)52843160
System details
DVD; NTSC Region 1 ; Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby 2.0 Surround ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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