Spartacus

(1960)

Overview

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. Howard Fast

    Novel

  2. Peter Ustinov

    Screenplay

  3. Dalton Trumbo

    Screenplay

  4. Stanley Kubrick

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  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

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Status Released

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  • October 6, 1960
    PG-13
    Theatrical

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    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 17m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $60,000,000.00

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