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, stylized, epic and captivating films and TV shows about / with gladiator, violence, heroes, sword, fistfight, sword fight, roman empire, adventure, ancient rome and fight plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gladiator: Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Gladiator (2000), Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), Pompeii (2014), The Legend of Hercules (2014), Spartacus (2004), The Eagle (2011), Kengan Ashura (2019), Clash of the Titans (2010), Conan the Barbarian (1982).

List of gladiator movies

Spartacus: War of the Damned (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, sexual, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, rebellion, ancient rome, battles, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, ambition, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 8.5
 1.3M
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, rough, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, revenge, ancient rome, courage, pride and honor, master warrior, slavery, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, north africa, italy, germany, spain
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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, stylized, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, strong sexual content, ancient rome, slave, heroes, master warrior, arena, roman, warrior, pride and honor, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 5.5
 107K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, disaster movie, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, natural disaster, roman, gladiator, adventure, catastrophe, arena, save the lady, slave, volcanic eruption, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: pompeii, italy, britain, london, rome italy
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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, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, gladiator, greek mythology, legends and myths, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, hercules, slavery, destiny, father son relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
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 6.7
 5K
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, tragic hero, human spirit, adventure, ancient rome, slave, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
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 6.2
 66K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, ancient rome, slave, master and servant, gladiator, adventure, legends and myths, honor, soldier, arena, military ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain ...
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action
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, intense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, fight to the death, gladiator, rivalry, rivals, arena, secret organization, warrior, master warrior, betrayal, politics, determination ...
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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: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, ancient, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, gladiator, cult, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
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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: sexy, captivating, erotic
Plot: gladiator, lesbian, sex, female warrior, slavery, woman undressing for a man, revenge, battles, erotica, battle, enslavement, woman fighting a woman ...
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 6.7
 26K
Turbo Kid (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, an orphaned teen must battle a ruthless warlord to save the girl of his dreams.
Style: futuristic, stylized, macabre, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, superhero, distopia, robot, gladiator, gang, childhood trauma, loneliness, violence, apocalypse, childhood, friendship ...
Time: future, year 1997, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Gladiators of Rome (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is the age of Imperial Rome.Young Timo is an orphan of Pompeii's terrible eruption, adopted be general Chirone and raised in the famous Gladiator's Academy in Rome. Is this the beginning of a new legend? The legend of a great hero? Not ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: gladiator, athlete's life, adventure, teenage life, escapades, contests and competitions, youth, athlete and trainer, buddies, family, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: europe
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 7.9
 592K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, comic, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural power, alien planet, giant creature, warrior, female villain, norse mythology, planet, superhero, alien civilization, battles, norse god, demon ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york, norway
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 6.3
 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: epic, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, ancient rome, roman empire, leadership, assassination, rivalry, betrayal, gladiator, ambition, tragic hero, emperor, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
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Amazons and Gladiators (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During the Roman Empire, General Crassius ruled a small province with an Iron fist. Serena, a young girl in a village, watches Crassius kill her parents. Crassius and Serena's destiny would lead them to the Gladiator ring; the Amazons Warrior ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, sword fight, roman empire, amazon, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, vengeance, heroes, gladiator, girl power, feminism ...
Time: ancient history
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 5.3
 1K
The Arena (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Female gladiators fight to the death. Inspired by the story of Spartacus, follow the adventures of a bevy of slave girls who, upon finding themselves thrust into the gladiator ring, mount a vicious rebellion to fight their way to freedom.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, sword fight, adventure, vengeance, survival, contests and competitions, rivalry, gladiator, ambition, danger, master and servant, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, 70s
Place: rome italy
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Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, catastrophe, heroes, legends and myths, life is a bitch, on the run, escapades, danger, forces of nature, society, gladiator, slave ...
Time: ancient history, 70s, 1st century
Place: mediterranean sea, pompeii
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 2.9
 606
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, realistic ...
Plot: amazon, slave girl, survival, ambition, rebellion, danger, adventure, contests and competitions, rivalry, rebelliousness, captivity, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
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 6.2
 19K
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, heroes, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, vengeance, redemption, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
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 4.9
 19
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: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: tournament, assassin, showdown, revenge, gladiator, criminal, betrayal, fictional game show, fight to the death, violence, martial arts, heroine ...
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 4.1
 136
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: contemplative, captivating, serious
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, stabbed to death, volcano, love, stabbed in the chest, trident, stabbed in the belly, earthquake, net, long haired male, roman empire ...
Place: pompeii, italy
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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: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, entertaining, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, military, soldier, state affairs, disorder, gladiator, absurd humor, greek, homosexual subtext, greek mythology, silly humor, mother son incest ...
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: complex, bleak, brutal, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: darkness, sadist, brutality, revenge, evil man, torture, blood, massacre, pain, violence, rapist, death ...
Place: italy
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 3.3
 121
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: knight, gladiator, fight, fight to the death, distopia, murder, violence, corporation, asian, sword fight, blood, sword and sorcery ...
Time: future
Place: arizona
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 4.5
 546
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, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, deathtrap, deadly, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 5.6
 68
Avenger (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Avenger is an anime series, produced by Bandai Visual, Bee Train and Xebec, and directed by Koichi Mashimo. It is set on post-apocalyptic colonized Mars. The series premiered across Japan between 1 October 2003 and 24 December 2003 on the TV Tokyo ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, seinen ...
Plot: revenge, outer space, tragedy, violence, martial arts, robot, distant future, on the lam, betrayal, apocalypse, gladiator, androids ...
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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: gladiator, roman empire, sword and sandal, actor, prison, ancient rome, chariot, martial arts, sheep, poison, arrow in chest, flaming arrow ...
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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic
Plot: peplum, arena, gladiator, sword and sandal, rebellion, battlefield, spear, swordsman, beefcake, wrestler, dwarf, torch ...
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 4.5
 98
79 A.D. (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Intrigue at the Roman Emperor's court prior to its destruction by Vesuvius.
Plot: volcanic eruption, gladiator, slavery, ancient rome, roman empire, peplum, betrayal, rebellion, volcano, emperor, brawl, murder ...
Time: 70s, 1st century
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