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Spartacus(Movie, 1960)

3h 17min | Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
SpartacusRating: 3.8/5 (with 641 votes)
Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick, written by Dalton Trumbo, and based on the 1951 novel of the same title by Howard Fast. It is inspired by the life story of Spartacus, the leader of a slave revolt in antiquity, and the events of the Third Servile War. It stars Kirk Douglas in the title role, Laurence Olivier as Roman general and politician Marcus Licinius Crassus, Peter Ustinov, who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, as slave trader Lentulus Batiatus, John Gavin as Julius Caesar, Jean Simmons as Varinia, Charles Laughton as Sempronius Gracchus, and Tony Curtis as Antoninus.... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Spartacus

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Costume Design Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score Academy Award for Best Costume Design Academy Award for Best Film Editing Golden Globe Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Production Design Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture BAFTA Award for Best Film Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic or Comedy Score

About Spartacus

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.


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Trailer for Spartacus + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Steven Spielberg on SPARTACUS(Trailer, 2:44)

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Steven Spielberg on SPARTACUS (Trailer) | Trailer 1 (Trailer) | Trailers From Hell (Featurette)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Madrid, Spain
Plays in: Italy
Based on the work of: Howard Fast ("Spartacus")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 29 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/26/1991 (World premiere: 10/13/1960)
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, Tony Curtis, Nina Foch, Herbert Lom, John Ireland, John Dall, Charles McGraw, Harold J. Stone, Woody Strode, Robert J. Wilke, John Hoyt, Frederick Worlock, Harold Goodwin, James Griffith, Joanna Barnes, Peter Brocco, Ted de Corsia, Vic Perrin, John Gavin, Buddy Van Horn, Eddie Parker, Bill Raisch, Carey Loftin, Jack Perkins, George Kennedy, Carleton Young, Richard Farnsworth, Chuck Roberson, Vinton Hayworth, John Stephenson, Brad Harris, Robert Hoy, Paul Baxley, Roy Engel, Irvin Koszewski, Harold Kruger, Gil Perkins, George Robotham, Dick Crockett, Dale Van Sickel, Joe Gold, Cliff Lyons, Chuck Hayward, Dayton Lummis, Boyd Morgan, Betty Harford, Tom Steele, Charles Horvath, Terence De Marney, Sol Gorss, Rudy Bukich, Robert Fuller, Gordon Mitchell, Paul Lambert, Arthur Batanides, Aron Kincaid, Leonard Penn, Johnny Duncan, Ken Terrell, Jack Williams, Larry Thor, Al Carmichael, Bob Morgan, Wally Rose, Tap Canutt, Will J. White, Bill Catching, Nick Dennis, Chuck Courtney, Russell M. Saunders, Hallene Hill, Bob Herron, Paul E. Burns, Yulian Vergov
Narrator: Vic Perrin
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Executive Producer: Kirk Douglas, Edward Muhl
Film Editor: Robert Lawrence, Robert Lawrence, Irving Lerner
Director of Photography: Russell Metty, Clifford Stine
Composer: Alex North
Production Designer: Alexander Golitzen
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Спартак"
"万夫莫敌"
"风云群英会"
"Espartaco"
"Spartakos"
"스파르타쿠스"
"스파타커스"
"Spartak"
"Spartacus 1960"
Budget: 12,000,000 USD
Revenue: 60,000,000 USD (= 500%)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:3793, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 10/26/2020