Gladiator set to conquer on Ultra HD Blu-ray

Paramount Home Media Distribution has officially announced that it will bring Ridley Scott’s blockbuster Gladiator to Ultra HD Blu-ray on 15th May.

Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed and Richard Harris, Gladiator is the stunning historical epic about Maximus Decimus Meridius, the brave general who was forced into slavery, emerged as a gladiator, and defied an empire. Featuring masterful direction by Ridley Scott and a riveting performance by Russell Crowe, it’s clear why Gladiator won five academy awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor.

The Ultra HD Blu-ray comes with a number of special features, including an introduction by Ridley Scott, audio commentary, deleted scenes and more.


  • Introduction by Ridley Scott (Extended Edition)
  • Audio Commentary by director Ridley Scott and actor Russell Crowe (Extended Edition)
  • Audio Commentary by director Ridley Scott, editor Pietro Scalia and cinematographer John Mathieson (Theatrical Edition)
  • The Scrolls of Knowledge
  • Deleted Scenes Index with Optional Commentary by Ridley Scott
  • Visions from Elysium: Topic Portal
  • Strength and Honor: Creating the World of Gladiator
  • Image & Design: Storyboard Demonstration, Storyboard Archive, Costume Design Gallery, Photo Galleries
  • Abandoned Sequences & Deleted Scenes
  • The Aurelian Archives – My Gladiator Journal by Spencer Treat Clark

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