MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 288 this week

Gladiator (1992)

 -  Action | Drama | Sport  -  6 March 1992 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 6,031 users  
Reviews: 31 user | 9 critic

Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 25 Feb 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 30 May 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 13 Sep 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 10 Apr 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Gladiator" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gladiator (1992)

Gladiator (1992) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gladiator.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jack Newman lectures at the local University, is preparing for a new life with his fiancée, Gwen, and has finally adapted to the challenges of a sudden accident that left him blind several ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Mandylor
Stars: Costas Mandylor, Louis Mandylor, Gwendolyn Edwards
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An aging trainer and a young fighter, both in need of a second chance, team-up to overcome the demons of their past...and chase the dreams of their future.

Director: Eddie O'Flaherty
Stars: Eddie Jones, J.P. Davis, Christina Chambers
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

An escaped convict takes a couple hostage.

Director: Jeremiah Cullinane
Stars: Louis Mandylor, James Marshall, Renee Allman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

A group of former college friends reunite ten years later, not knowing their host hides an embarrassing secret.

Director: Chuck Rose
Stars: Barbara Fixx, Javier Grajeda, Michelle Harrison
The Cursed I (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A supernatural thriller set in a cozy Tennessee town where Sheriff Jimmy Muldoon and younger brother, Deputy Lloyd Muldoon, have a firm grasp of law and order until a stranger, Denny White,... See full summary »

Director: Joel Bender
Stars: Louis Mandylor, Brad Thornton, Costas Mandylor
The Gladiator (TV Movie 1986)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.

Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: Ken Wahl, Nancy Allen, Robert Culp
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Three friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives.

Director: Stephen Hopkins
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary
Judgement (1992)
Drama | Music | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.

Director: William Sachs
Stars: Elliott Gould, Emilia Crow, Karen Black
Director: Andy Palmer
Stars: Rachelle Dimaria, Katrina Norman, Paul Soter
Gladiator (2014)
Documentary | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Gladiator is struggling to be free from his abusive father. The system failing him, this boy finds help in some unlikely heroes.

Director: Laura Clarke
Stars: Karl Beattie, Peter Fenton
Riding Fast (1988)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A daredevil motorcycle rider falls for an older artist.

Director: Djordje Milicevic
Stars: Meg Foster, Doug Greenall, Robin Mossley
Hits! (1994)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Important brief-case is stolen from the mob boss Vinny. His assistant Kelly must quickly react and he hires two small-time crooks to follow the rival mobster. One of the men is hard core ... See full summary »

Director: William R. Greenblatt
Stars: Jeff Monahan, James Marshall, Michael Hadge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tommy Riley
...
Father in Park
...
Spits
...
Tab Baker ...
...
Joan Schwenk ...
Secretary
Raul Salinas ...
Teen in Classroom
Marctwaine Nettles-Bey ...
Teen in Classroom
Derek Anunciation ...
Teen in Classroom
...
Dawn
Francesca P. Roberts ...
Miss Higgins
Emily Marie Hooper ...
Belinda
...
Romano
Lance Slaughter ...
Shortcut
Edit

Storyline

A story of two teenagers trapped in the world of illegal underground boxing. One is fighting to save his fathers life and using the money pay off gambling debts accumulated by his father. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the ghettos. While being exploited by a boxing promoter the two teens become friends. An explosive ending puts the two friends in the ring against each other in a fight for survival. Written by Joe Miller <joe938216@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Nobody owns Tommy Riley. Nobody. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fäuste - Du mußt um Dein Recht kämpfen  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

$9,223,441 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

James Marshall and Cuba Gooding Jr. have the same birthday January 1st. See more »

Goofs

Obvious fake in place for Cuba Gooding, Jr.; when Jimmy strikes Haines out from the ring. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Riley: Top of the head, hardest part of the body.
See more »

Soundtracks

U Can't Touch This
Written by M.C. Hammer, Alonzo Miller & Rick James
Performed by M.C. Hammer (as Hammer)
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Intense.
27 August 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I saw this film the other night on tv, and once I started watching it, it was just too hard to stop. I'm not one to really watch boxing, but this movie was very interesting. It was nice to see the relationships between all of the characters, especially between Cuba Gooding Jr. and his best friend, and their relationship with the boxing promoter. The whole film really got me going; and as I yelled at the tv, I realized that this is a really awesome film and more people should see it.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what would you rate this movie 1-10 lrayn17
is this the best boxing movie in the 90's lrayn17
Tommy was a golden gloves champion mike-kennedy-1
Song list/Soundtrack from the movie foldedhat
One of the best boxing movies of all time!! wrestler69er2000
this film was shot in my high school icescreamer42
Discuss Gladiator (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?