|MAXIMUS: Strength and honour.
MAXIMUS: ROMA VICTOR!!
MARCUS AURELIUS: If only you had been born a man. What a
Caesar you would have made.
MARCUS AURELIUS: Tell me again Maximus, why are we here?
MAXIMUS: For the glory of the empire, Sire.
LUCILLA: You are lying. I could always tell when
you were lying because you were
good at it.
GRACCHUS: He enters Rome like a conquering hero. But
what has he conquered?
LUCILLA: Senator, my brother is very tired. Leave
the list with me. Caesar shall
do all that
GRACCHUS: My lady, as always your lightest touch commands
LUCIUS: Gladiator, are you the one they call the
LUCIUS: I like you, Spaniard. I shall cheer for
COMMODUS: My history's a little hazy Cassius, but
shouldn't the Barbarians lose
MAXIMUS: My name is gladiator.
MAXIMUS: My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander
of the armies of the North, general
Felix Legions, loyal servant
to the true
emperor Marcus Aurelius, father
to a murdered
son, husband to a murdered wife,
and I will
have my vengeance in this life
or the next.
COMMODUS: Poor sister, I wouldn't want to be your
LUCILLA: The gods have spared you. Don't you understand?
Today I saw a slave become more
than the Emperor of Rome.
LUCILLA: I knew a man once. A noble man. A man of
principle, who loved my father
and my father
loved him. This man served Rome
COMMODUS: Am I not merciful? AM I NOT MERCIFUL?!
MAXIMUS: I knew a man who once said, death smiles
at us all. All that man can do
is smile back.
MAXIMUS: Quintus, free my men. Senator Gracchus is
to be reinstated. There was a
was Rome, it shall be realized.
the wishes of Marcus Aurelius.
LUCILLA: Is Rome worth one good man's life? We believed
it once. Make us believe it again.
a soldier of Rome. Honour him.
JUBA: Now we are free. I will see you again. But
not yet, not yet....