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Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Jacobi, John Shrapnel, and Richard Harris.
Crowe portrays the fictional character, loyal Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed when Commodus, the ambitious son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, murders his father and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the ranks of the gladiatorial arena to avenge the murders of his family and his emperor.
Archives & Fannish Links
- Diva Vexa Aeterna - Gladiator archive
- The Fic Closet - curated website (TPM, X-Men, Gladiator)
- GeneralsGrrls Fic Archive - archive (TPM)
- GladSlash - Gladiator slash archive
- Gladiator works at AO3
- Gladiator & crossover works at FFN