Spartacus

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Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War. The film stars Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave Spartacus who leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire. The film was awarded four Oscars and stands today as one of the greatest classics of the Sword and Sandal genre.

  1. Peter Ustinov

    Screenplay

  2. Dalton Trumbo

    Screenplay

  3. Howard Fast

    Novel

  4. Stanley Kubrick

    Director

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  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas

    Spartacus

  2. Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier

    Marcus Licinius Crassus

  3. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    Varinia

  4. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Sempronius Gracchus

  5. Peter Ustinov

    Peter Ustinov

    Lentulus Batiatus

  6. John Gavin

    John Gavin

    Julius Caesar

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 17m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $60,000,000.00

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  • October 6, 1960
    PG-13, Theatrical

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