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Commodus (Character)
from Gladiator (2000)

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Gladiator -- When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

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Biography:
Commodus is a character based on Lucius Aurelius Commodus... See more »
Alternate Names:
Commodo / Emperor Commodus / Tiberio

Filmography

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  1. Gladiator (2000) Played by Joaquin Phoenix

  2. Sword of the Empire (1964) Played by Enzo Tarascio (as Emperor Commodus)
    ... aka "Una spada per l'impero" - Italy (original title)
  3. The Two Gladiators (1964) Played by Mimmo Palmara (as Commodo)
    ... aka "I due gladiatori" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Fight or Die" - Europe (English title) (uncensored intended title)
    ... aka "Two Gladiators" - USA (poster title)
  4. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) Played by Christopher Plummer
  5. Ursus, il gladiatore ribelle (1962) Played by Sergio Ciani
Archive Footage:
  1. Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002) (V) Played by Joaquin Phoenix
    ... aka "Flix Mix Vol. 2 Ultimate Fights" - Canada (English title) (DVD box title)

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From Gladiator (2000)
Commodus: And now they love Maximus for his mercy. So I can't just kill him, or it makes me even more unmerciful! The whole thing's like some crazed nightmare.
Falco: He is defying you. His every victory is an act of defiance. The mob sees this, and so does the senate. Every day he lives, they grow bolder. Kill him.
Commodus: No. I will not make a martyr of him.
[Commodus walks around]
Falco: I have been told of a certain sea snake which has a very unusual method of attracting its prey. It will lie at the bottom of the ocean as if wounded. Then its enemies will approach, and yet it will lie quite still. And then its enemies will take little bites of it, and yet it remains still.
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