Overview

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. Howard Fast

    Novel

  2. Peter Ustinov

    Screenplay

  3. Dalton Trumbo

    Screenplay

  4. Stanley Kubrick

    Director

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Status Released

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  • October 6, 1960
    PG-13, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 17m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $60,000,000.00

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