Spartacus Movie Review

The original movie about gladiators, with Kirk Douglas taking the starring role in Stanley Kubrick's muddy epic (over three hours long) about slaves vs. Romans in the heyday of the Empire. Director Stanley Kubrick was obviously just collecting a paycheck for this one, though he stages some intricate battle scenes. Too bad he obviously couldn't have cared less about the lame love story and political machinations behind the scenes. Kubrick reported disowned this film, the only movie in his repertoire to earn such a fate.

Comments

Spartacus Rating

" OK "

Rating: NR, 1960

Advertisement

More Kirk Douglas

Pictures: Over 3,500 Meals Served Up At The 76th Thanksgiving LA Mission

Veteran movie star Kirk Douglas chips in for the Thanksgiving LA MissionThis Thanksgiving marks the 76th anniversary that the Los Angeles Mission serves out a...

Kirk Douglas Leaves An LA Medical Building With Female Driver

'Spartacus' actor Kirk Douglas is spotted by photographers getting into a car with a female driver after leaving a medical building in Los Angeles. The...

Advertisement

Pink Panther Star Herbert Lom Dies, Aged 95

Herbert Lom, the actor best known for playing Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies, has died aged 95. He may have starred alongside Hollywood...

Kirk Douglas Leaves A Medical Building

Veteran actor Kirk Douglas (Spartacus; The Final Countdown; 20,000 Leagues under the Sea) leaves a medical building in Beverly Hills. The actor, wearing a blue...

Advertisement