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Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus
Running time: 196 min. | Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Ancient Rome, Slavery, Biography, Historical, Epic cinema
Spartacus

Synopsis

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War. The film stars Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave Spartacus who leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire. The film was awarded four Oscars and stands today as one of the greatest classics of the Sword and Sandal genre.

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Best Cinematography - Color
WINNER
Best Art Direction - Color
WINNER
Best Costume Design - Color
WINNER
Best Supporting Actor (Peter Ustinov)
WINNER
Best Film Editing
NOMINATED
Best Score - Drama or Comedy
NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

Best Picture - Drama
WINNER
Best Supporting Actor (Woody Strode, Peter Ustinov)
NOMINATED
Best Music (Score)
NOMINATED
Best Director (Stanley Kubrick)
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor - Drama (Laurence Olivier)
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor (Woody Strode, Peter Ustinov)
NOMINATED

BAFTA

Best Picture
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Spartacus

Director

Stanley Kubrick

Producer

Bryna Productions, Universal Pictures

Running time

196 min.

Screenwriter

Dalton Trumbo (Novela: Howard Fast)

Music

Alex North

Cinematography

Russell Metty

Year

1960

Country

United States United States

Ranking

IMDb
7.9
Rotten Tomatoes
9.6

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