Spartacus

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Poster for the movie "Spartacus"

Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 197 min - Action, Drama, History, Adventure - 6 October 1960

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.

Director:  Stanley Kubrick
Director of Photography:  Russell Metty
Original Music Composer:  Alex North
Writers:  Dalton Trumbo.
Stars:  Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Nina Foch, John Ireland, Herbert Lom, John Dall, Woody Strode, Harold J. Stone, Charles McGraw, Joanna Barnes, Peter Brocco, Paul Lambert, Robert J. Wilke, Nick Dennis, John Hoyt, Frederick Worlock, Tony Curtis, Paul Baxley, Louie Elias, Brad Harris, Hubie Kerns, Gordon Mitchell, Regis Parton, Victor Paul, Jack Perkins, Wally Rose, Aaron Saxon, Tom Steele, Jerry Summers, Shari Lee Bernath, Bill Blackburn, David Bond, Polly Burson, Carol Daniels, Lila Finn, Harold Goodwin, Sol Gorss, Betty Harford, Harry Harvey Jr., Wayne Heffley, Lars Hensen, Charles Horvath, Shep Houghton, Pete Kellett, Joan McKellen, Eddie Parker, Gil Perkins, Chuck Roberson, Frosty Royce, Autumn Russell, Kay Stewart, Kay Stewart, Helen Thurston, Louise Vincent, Joe Canutt, Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, Chuck Hayward, Robert F. Hoy, Valley Keene, George Kennedy, Cliff Lyons, Bill Raisch, Buddy Van Horn, Jack Williams, Paul E. Burns, Wayne Burson, Dick Crockett, John Daheim, Carey Loftin, Harvey Parry, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Don Turner, Peter Virgo, Fred Zendar, Ted de Corsia, Terence de Marney, Johnny Duncan, Roy Engel, Paul Keast, Kenner G. Kemp, Paul Kruger, Otto Malde, Scott Seaton, Richard Farnsworth, Logan Field, John Stephenson, Robert Fuller, Jeanne Gerson, Seamon Glass, Preston Peterson, George Robotham, James Griffith, Jack Grinnage, Anthony Jochim, Joe Haworth, Vinton Hayworth, Loren Janes, Jil Jarmyn, Aron Kincaid, Dayton Lummis, Bob Morgan, Tracy Olsen, Leonard Penn, Vic Perrin, Larry Thor, Dale van Sickel, Carleton Young, Duke Fishman, Robert Stevenson, John Barton, Jerry Brown, John Benson, Anthony Hopkins

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Storyline

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.


Collections: Stanley Kubrick

Tagline: They trained him to kill for their pleasure ... but they trained him a little too well

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  6 October 1960

Box Office

Budget:  $12,000,000
Revenue:  $60,000,000

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 17 min

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