Near the end of the film, where Maximus is to fight the the Empereror Commodus, the camera pans across a section of the crowd that is being thrown bread.
Look closely, and in the crowd is Oliver Reed who died during filming. The special effects people... more
When Maximus has first arrived at the Coliseum and is talking to Lucius (Commodus' nephew), Lucius asks him if they have good horses in Spain. He answers "Some of the best" and tells him the names of the horses on his breastplate - Argento and Scarto,... more
Watch the movie Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe. The movie begins with a battle between Romans and some Germanic tribe. If you listen to the chant from the Germanic Tribe, you can hear "ZULUUUUUUU" several times quite clearly. This chant is taken... more