Details: This is a poster from the 2000 film Gladiator. It shows Russel Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius standing in the Coliseum in armor holding a sword. "What we do in life echoes in eternity" is printed on the top and then "A Ridley Scott Film, Russel Crowe, Gladiator" followed by the films credits on the bottom. This poster measures 24 x 36 inches.
Gladiator (2000) is an American Epic film directed by Ridley Scott. It tells the story of a Roman general named Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russel Crowe), who after being betrayed by the new emperor (Joaquin Phoenix) is sold into slavery after his wife and son are murdered. He rises as a great gladiator. The film was generallywell received and is creditted for revive an interest in Ancient Roman history. It received the Academy Award for best picture, and for Best Actor (Crowe) in 2000.