TITLE : Spartacus
DIRECTOR : Stanley Kubrick
STARRING : Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, John Ireland, Woody Strode, Herbert Lom, Tony Curtis
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"Spartacus", winner of 4 Academy Awards & filmed in Super Technirama '70, stars legendary Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas in possibly his greatest role ever. Directed by controversial filmmaker Stanley Kubrick (after director Anthony Mann left the project), "Spartacus" tells the story of a rebellious slave who is sold into gladiatorial school. When forced to fight to the death against a menacing Woody Strode, in one of the film's gripping & most memorable scenes, "Spartacus" leads a revolt & an escape to freedom. From this point onwards "Spartacus" builds up an army of freedom fighters & takes on the might of the Roman Empire. Elaborate battle sequences & a dynamic music score add to the films grandeur. "Spartacus" features a star-studded cast including Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis & Peter Ustinov in his Academy Award winning role of Batiatus owner of the gladiatorial school. "Spartacus" is a Sword & Sandal epic in every sense of the word, a must-see film for fans of the genre.
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Spartacus (50th Anniversary) [Blu-ray](1960)
Stanley Kubrick's epic adventure stars Kirk Douglas as the Thracian Spartacus, a slave trained to become a mighty gladiator. Uniting his fellow slaves, Spartacus heroically leads the fight to freedom from Roman rule, setting the stage for a vicious power struggle between two Roman senators. Restored version includes the infamous bathing scene. With Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, and John Gavin. 196 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, French; biographies; theatrical trailers; deleted scenes; interviews; photo gallery; storyboards; more.

Spartacus (Sapartaco) [DVD](1913) DVD
Long before Kirk Douglas made his epic mark on the legendary tale, this Italian-made silent retold the story of Spartacus, the enslaved gladiator who led a violent revolt against Roman oppressors. Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, and Alberto Capozzi star. Also includes the short "Ben-Hur" (1907), famously the subject of litigation over story rights. Herman Rottger, William S. Hart star. 71 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.

Spartacus [DVD](2004) DVD
"E.R.'s" Goran Visnjic stars in this sweeping mini-series event about the Thracian slave-turned-gladiator who becomes the leader of a daring rebellion, locking him in a personal battle of wills with a ruthless Roman official. Angus MacFadyen, Rhona Mitra, Ben Cross, Ian McNeice, and Alan Bates (in his final role) also star. 177 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: French, Spanish; deleted scenes.

Spartacus And The Ten Gladiators [DVD](1964) DVD
The slave-turned-rebel of Ancient Rome leads an army of escaped prisoners in an attempt to stop the brutal gladiatorial games. Action-filled swords and sandals saga stars Dan Vadis, Helga Line. 99 min. Soundtrack: English (dubbed). Dubbed in English.

Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena [Blu-ray](2011)
This spin-off series acts as a thrilling prequel to the brutally violent and sexually graphic series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," set in the pre-Spartacus era. The saga focuses on the exploits of Gannicus (Dustin Clare), a gladiator who becomes champion of the house of Batiatus (John Hannah) using fearsome fighting prowess among enemies unacquainted with the customs of honor. With Lucy Lawless, Peter Mensah. <> Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby TrueHD 5.1, Spanish; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; bloopers; extended

Spartacus: Blood And Sand: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray](2010)
All 13 episodes from the debut season--including "The Red Serpent," "The Thing in the Pit," "Great and Unfortunate Things," "Old Wounds," and "Kill Them All"--are featured in this four-disc set. 11 1/2 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby TrueHD 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; trivia; more. **13 episodes on 4 discs. 11 1/2 hrs.**

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