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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 an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

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


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  1. "Roman Empire: Reign of Blood" Played by Aaron Jakubenko
        - Rome Is Burning (2016) TV episode, Played by Aaron Jakubenko
        - 14 Days of Blood (2016) TV episode, Played by Aaron Jakubenko
        - Fight for Glory (2016) TV episode, Played by Aaron Jakubenko
        - Born in the Purple (2016) TV episode, Played by Aaron Jakubenko
        - Enemy of the Senate (2016) TV episode, Played by Aaron Jakubenko
          (1 more)

  2. Gladiator (2000) Played by Joaquin Phoenix

  3. Sword of the Empire (1964) Played by Enzo Tarascio (as Emperor Commodus)
    ... aka "Una spada per l'impero" - Italy (original title)
  4. 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)
  5. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) Played by Christopher Plummer
  6. 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)
  2. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV) Played by Christopher Plummer

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From Gladiator (2000)
Commodus: The general who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator. The gladiator who defied an emperor. Striking story! But now, the people want to know how the story ends. Only a famous death will do. And what could be more glorious than to challenge the Emperor himself in the great arena?
Maximus: You would fight me?
Commodus: Why not? Do you think I am afraid?
Maximus: I think you've been afraid all your life.
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