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Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 1960-10-13 (US) HistoryWarDramaAdventure 3h 17m
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They trained him to kill for their pleasure ... but they trained him a little too well


The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

  1. Stanley Kubrick


  2. Howard Fast


  3. Dalton Trumbo


  4. Peter Ustinov


  5. Plutarch


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas


  2. Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier

    Marcus Licinius Crassus

  3. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons


  4. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Sempronius Gracchus

  5. Peter Ustinov

    Peter Ustinov

    Lentulus Batiatus

  6. John Gavin

    John Gavin

    Julius Caesar

  7. Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis


  8. Nina Foch

    Nina Foch

    Helena Glabrus

  9. John Ireland

    John Ireland


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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $60,000,000.00


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