Director Stanley Kubrick tells the tale of Spartacus (Kirk Douglas), the bold gladiator slave and Varinia (Jean Simmons), the woman who believed in his cause. Challenged by the power-hungry General Crassus (Laurence Olivier), Spartacus is forced to face his convictions and the power of the Imperial Rome at its glorious height. Winner of 4 Academy Awards including Best Supporting Actor (Peter Ustinov), Spartacus combines history with spectacle to create a moving, epic drama of love and commitment, and an inspirational account of man's eternal struggle for freedom. Also starring Tony Curtis.
Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Nina Foch, Herbert Lom, John Dall, Charles McGraw, Joanna Barnes, Woody Strode, Harold Stone, Peter Brocco, Paul Lambert