What is this page?

Download the CD/DVD cover part you chose and see what other parts are available for this title. You can also rate this cover quality, watch related videos, listen to similar artists and many more.
If you like this cover you can share it with your friends by clicking the Email this link under the download button.

Spartacus (1960) R2 Retail DVD

Spartacus  (1960)  R2 Retail DVD
Buy now!

See Also:

Director:

Stanley Kubrick

Genre:

Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Roma

Average Review:

 stars

Runtime:

196 minutes

Description

Stanley Kubrick was only 31 years old when Kirk Douglas (star of Kubrick's classic Paths of Glory) recruited the young director to pilot this epic saga, in which the rebellious slave Spartacus (played by Douglas) leads a freedom revolt against the ailing Roman Republic and its generals. Kubrick would later disown the film because it was not a personal project--he was merely a director-for-hire--but Spartacus remains one of the best of Hollywood's grand historical epics. With an intelligent screenplay by then-blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo (from a novel by Howard Fast), its liberalmore…

Restored in 1991 to include scenes deleted from the original 1960 release, the full-length Spartacus is a grand-scale cinematic marvel, offering some of the most awesome battles ever filmed and a central performance by Douglas that's as sensitively emotional as it is intensely heroic. Jean Simmons plays the slave woman who becomes Spartacus's wife, and Peter Ustinov steals the show with his frequently hilarious, Oscar-winning performance as a slave trader who shamelessly curries favour with his Roman superiors. The restored version also includes a formerly deleted bathhouse scene in which Laurence Olivier's patrician Crassus (with restored dialogue dubbed by Anthony Hopkins) gets hot and bothered over a slave servant played by Tony Curtis. These and other restored scenes expand the film to just over three hours in length. Despite some forgivable lulls, this is a rousing and substantial drama that grabs and holds your attention. Breaking tradition with sophisticated themes and a downbeat (yet eminently noble) conclusion, Spartacus is a thinking person's epic, rising above mere spectacle with a story as impressive as its widescreen action and Oscar-winning sets. --Jeff Shannon

Foldable_button_0Cast list

 

Info:

Category:
Case Type:
DVD
Release Type:
Retail
Language:
English
Region:
R2
Comments:
1    read    add


Cover Info:

Title:
Spartacus (1960) R2 Retail DVD
Part:
Front
Dimensions:
4289 x 2864 px
Size:
3,072 KB
Downloads:
749 (0 today)
Uploaded:
22/02/07 by bki
Quality Rating:
  • Currently /5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Cover not yet rated. Click CDs to vote!



Other Available Parts:

 
 
 

AllCDCovers API

Developers, check out our new API that lets you integrate album art and content from AllCDCovers into your website, blog, widget and iTunes software.

Upload Contest

Do you have CD/DVD covers that we don't? Upload your album art now and auto enroll in our monthly upload contest. Visit our homepage for more details.

About AllCDCovers

AllCDCovers is a community driven website offering free high quality album art for non commercial use. All the CD and DVD covers are uploaded, approved and ranked by our users. Join AllCDCovers Now!