Director Stanley Kubrick tells the tale of Spartacus (Kirk Douglas), the bold gladiator slave and Varinia (Jean Simmons), the woman who believed in his cause. Challenged by the power-hungry General Crassus (Laurence Olivier), Spartacus is forced to face his convictions and the power of Imperial Rome at its glorious height. The inspirational true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom, Spartacus combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment.

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4.5 out of 5

109 Ratings

109 Ratings

96% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.2/10
  • Fresh 52
  • Rotten 2

Critics Consensus: Featuring terrific performances and epic action, Kubrick's restored swords-and-sandals epic is a true classic.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Thrilling epic is too intense for the youngest.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Released
Copyright
© 1960 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
SDH
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing refer to subtitles in the original language with the addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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