Gladiator movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gladiator movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, realistic, epic, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with gladiator, violence, sword fight, blood, betrayal, sword, fistfight, revenge, death and murder plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gladiator: Gladiator (2000), Spartacus (2010), Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), Rise of the Gladiators (2017), The Legend of Hercules (2014), Empire (2005), Clash of the Titans (2010), The Eagle (2011), The Arena (2001), Dragonfight (1990).

List of gladiator movies

 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
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 8.5
 242K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, heroic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, rebellion, roman empire, battles, slavery, swords and armor, ambition, rebel, female nudity ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: ancient greece
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Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, arena, roman empire, gladiator, roman, heroes, slave, slavery, betrayal, master warrior, warrior ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
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Gladiator Eroticvs: The Lesbian Warriors (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A parody of the big-budget Ridley Scott-helmed sword-and-sandal epic, Gladiator Eroticvs stars Darian (The Erotic Witch Project) Caine in the title role, a fierce Roman soldier who is sold into slavery and forced to fight in the lesbian games (well, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, captivating, parody
Plot: gladiator, lesbian, sex, slavery, female warrior, revenge, battles, enslavement, adult filmmaking, lesbian threesome, erotica, slave girl ...
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Rise of the Gladiators (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Templar Knight is forced to fight as a gladiator where challengers from different worlds duel in a quest for a magical sword. Then the Templar learns he is scheduled to fight his master who has become a man of greed and ambition. Now the Templar ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: gladiator, knight, fight to the death, magical sword, desert, sword fight, battles, fight for supremacy, magical object, fight, treasure, hidden treasure ...
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, ancient history, legends and myths, greek mythology, superhuman powers, adventure, magic, slavery, gladiator, destiny, good versus evil, violence ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, egypt, europe
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 6.2
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, julius caesar, roman empire, ancient history, gladiator, leadership, rivalry, betrayal, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, political intrigue ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: italy, rome italy
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Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, monster, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, ancient history, supernatural ability, ancient, good versus evil, god, myth, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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 6.2
 71K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: exciting, intense, absurd, epic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, slavery, ancient history, ancient, medieval, master and servant, legends and myths, adventure, legion, military, wilderness ...
Place: england, scotland, rome italy, britain, europe ...
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 3.0
 775
The Arena (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an age of Gladiators, the power that was Rome held its empire together with the might of its armies, the sweat and tears of its conquests, and the cheers and bloodlust of its citizens - glorified in the deadly spectacle of The Arena. Stolen from ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: amazon, slave girl, roman empire, gladiator, ancient history, rebelliousness, captivity, contests and competitions, rebellion, rivalry, adventure, ambition ...
Place: rome italy
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 3.2
 160
Dragonfight (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the future, large corporations earn millions of dollars by staging gladiatorial fights to the death that are shown on worldwide television. One day, however, a fighter who is scheduled to hunt and kill an opponent in the Arizona desert decides ...
Plot: gladiator, distopia, knight, murder, fight to the death, fight, martial arts, cyberpunk, immortal, manhunt, corporation, violence ...
Time: future
Place: arizona
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 4.4
 590
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gladiator, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, tough heroes, deathtrap, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 6.1
 20K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: harsh, emotional, intense, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, revenge, prison, prison violence, prison escape, murder, redemption, vengeance, prison life, corruption, violence, warden ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, latin america, california, new jersey, ireland ...
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The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spoof of sword-and-sandal flicks such as “Gladiator,” “300″ and “Troy.” Following in the long tradition of National Lampoon, this ballsy comedy takes aim at “sword and sandal” movies of every era, with s special nod of the feathered ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, entertaining, homoerotic ...
Plot: absurd humor, gladiator, military, greek, disorder, state affairs, soldier, satire, friendly fire, cavalry, castle, sword ...
Place: greece
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Morituris: Legions of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rome, in 73 B.C. Spartacus led the rebellion of 200 gladiators wich saw them opposed to the inhumanity which Rome had forced them into. During the riot they resisted for a long time against the roman soldiers. Few against a whole army. Some of them ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, bleak, dark ...
Plot: sadist, darkness, serial killer, revenge, brutality, torture, evil man, psycho, crucifix, forest, death, violence against women ...
Place: italy
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 6.6
 6K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, tense, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, adventure, tragic hero, ancient history, slave, human spirit, leadership, slavery, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
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 4.7
 21
Unfailing (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret criminal organization, headed by Mr. Takamura, arranges a tournament in order to find the perfect killer. Ten young people who have nothing to lose, accept the rules and run in this revenge. To spice up the game, Silex, the right arm of ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: tournament, assassin, revenge, criminal, betrayal, gladiator, showdown, heroine, martial arts, fight to the death, violence, fictional game show ...
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 4.1
 151
Pompeii (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Epic drama of Pompeii at the city’s height of glory, up to the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, this film is one of titanic proportions, recounting on the grandest scale, its untimely destruction which killed 20,000 people in a matter of ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, roman empire, volcano, earthquake, tragic love, love affair, forbidden love, love, warrior, slave, christian ...
Place: pompeii, italy
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 4.7
 379
The Amazons (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: lena Johnston is Antione, the War Goddess of the Amazons, who must mate with the Greek king Theseus to propogate her race. Traditionally this is done only out of duty, but this time she falls in love with her "boy toy"... a definite no-no ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: nude fight, sword and sorcery, lesbian sex, erotica, mythology, woman with a gun, feminist, greek mythology, gladiator, sword fight, female rivalry, sexploitation ...
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, arena, rivalry, rivals, secret organization, determination, fight, politics, master warrior, fight to the death, challenge, boxing ...
Place: japan
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In the Name of Ben Hur (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Asylum's mockbuster of Ben-Hur (2016)
Style: captivating, parody, entertaining
Plot: roman soldier, gladiator, roman empire, mercenary, duel, training, showdown, ancient rome, roman, medieval, roman emperor, battles ...
Place: rome italy
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 7.5
 156K
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: road movie, emotional, sexy, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, feminism, female friendship, fugitives, rape, women, waitress, female bonding, gender, justice, free spirited ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: southern usa, arizona, oklahoma, california, usa ...
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, factual, inspirational, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquistador, adventurer, renaissance, adventure, medieval, native americans, ocean, jungle, state affairs, military, against the odds, obsessive quest ...
Time: 15th century, future, 16th century, year 1941
Place: spain, latin america, haiti, caribbean, europe ...
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 6.1
 9K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, investigation, murder, crimes, police investigation, sex scene, mystery, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
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Rites of Passage (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, criminal, parents and children, hostage, estrangement, manipulation, family problems, father son estrangement, isolation, family in crisis, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, war, crusade, battles, knight, siege, warrior, christianity, king, crusader, sword and shield ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, middle east, palestine, holy land, england ...
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, crime boss, drug traffic, gang, criminal syndicate ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, harlem ...
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 6.6
 271K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, robin hood, knight, adventure, fighting the system, heroes, folk hero, archer, love and romance, escapades, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, london, europe
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Colossus of the Arena (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A powerful man posing as a gladiator in Rome's fourth century discovers a plan to put the beautiful Queen in prison, which he thwarts by exposing a sinister duke as a traitor.
Plot: ancient, gladiator, camp, sword fight, colosseum, murder, arena, ancient rome, evil man, monkey, fight to the death, sword ...
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The Magnificent Gladiator (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Roman soldiers capture Attalus (a.k.a. Hercules) in a battle at the fringes of the Roman Empire. They take him back to Rome where his prowess as a gladiator earns the respect of the Emperor Galienus. An ambitious nobleman named Zullo, however, wants ...
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, antiquity, ancient history, spy, roman, roman empire, battles, shepherd, poison, actor, prison ...
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