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Spartacus

53 Ratings: 3.4
1960 historical drama directed by Stanley Kubrick

Spartacus is a historical drama film released on October r7, 1960 and produced by Universal Pictures.  The film was directed by Stanley Kubrick and was written by Howard Fast and Dalton Trumbo. Spartacus was produced by Kirk Douglas, and starred … see full wiki

Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Release Date: 1960
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Spartacus
review by . November 18, 2010
While this film doesn't have the awe-inspiring grandeur of its contemporaries like Ben-Hur and The Ten Commandments, it DOES have one of my all-time favourite film scenes.  The moment when Spartacus (ably played by Kirk Douglas) attempts to surrender to the Romans, and every man on the hillside stands one by one, saying 'I am Spartacus' is unforgettable.  Without a doubt, one of the most powerful movie moments shot for the silver screen.  The action is fast paced, and …
Quick Tip by . October 04, 2010
This is one of the best sword and sandal movies ever made. Honor, loyalty, and friendship among men. I am Spartacus!
review by . May 06, 2009
Spartacus was a director for hire gig for Stanley Kubrick. Kirk Douglas was in a pinch for his next film project. He was making an epic film about a slave in the roman republic who rebels against his masters. Anthony Mann stepped down from the director's chair and Mr. Douglas needed someone to take over. Enters Stanley Kubrick. Although he has little creative input (i.e. script and story wise) he manages to make a compelling movie with his keen eye and directorial abilities.    Filmed …
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