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  • 1. 

    In which 2000 movie did Russell Crowe play the character General Maximus Decimus Meridus?

    • A.

      Independence Day

    • B.

      Cast Away

    • C.

      Gladiator

    • D.

      Ocean's Eleven

    Correct Answer
    C. Gladiator
    Explanation
    In the 2000 movie "Gladiator," Russell Crowe played the character General Maximus Decimus Meridus. The film is set in ancient Rome and follows Maximus, a loyal general who is betrayed by the corrupt emperor and seeks revenge. Crowe's portrayal of Maximus earned him critical acclaim and won him the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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  • 2. 

    In which 2000 movie did Oliver Reed play the character Antonius Proximo?

    • A.

      Life As A House

    • B.

      Gladiator

    • C.

      Independence Day

    • D.

      All About The Benjamins

    Correct Answer
    B. Gladiator
    Explanation
    Oliver Reed played the character Antonius Proximo in the 2000 movie Gladiator.

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  • 3. 

    In which 2000 movie did Joaquin Phoenix play the character Emperor Commodus?

    • A.

      Gladiator

    • B.

      Fargo

    • C.

      Cast Away

    • D.

      O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    Correct Answer
    A. Gladiator
    Explanation
    Joaquin Phoenix played the character Emperor Commodus in the 2000 movie "Gladiator." The film is set in ancient Rome and follows the story of a former Roman general who seeks revenge against Commodus, who murdered his family and took the throne. Phoenix's portrayal of Commodus earned him critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. "Gladiator" was a commercial and critical success, winning multiple awards including Best Picture at the Oscars.

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  • 4. 

    The tagline "What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity" comes from which 2000 movie?

    • A.

      Diabolique

    • B.

      The Wizard

    • C.

      White Squall

    • D.

      Gladiator

    Correct Answer
    D. Gladiator
    Explanation
    The tagline "What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity" is from the 2000 movie Gladiator. This tagline reflects the central theme of the movie, which explores the concept of legacy and the impact of our actions in the world. The protagonist, Maximus, seeks revenge for the murder of his family and seeks to leave a lasting legacy by fighting in the gladiator arena. The tagline encapsulates the idea that our actions in life have consequences that reverberate beyond our mortal existence.

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  • 5. 

    The movie, "Gladiator", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      George A. Romero

    • B.

      Bruce Joel Rubin

    • C.

      Rachel Talalay

    • D.

      Ridley Scott

    Correct Answer
    D. Ridley Scott
    Explanation
    Ridley Scott is the correct answer because he is the director of the movie "Gladiator". He is a renowned filmmaker known for his visually stunning films and his ability to create immersive storytelling experiences. "Gladiator" is one of his most successful works, earning critical acclaim and multiple Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Russell Crowe's performance. Scott's direction in the film showcases his talent for capturing epic battle sequences, emotional depth, and breathtaking visuals, making him the perfect choice to helm the movie.

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  • 6. 

    For what film did Russell Crowe take home the Oscar in 2000 for Best Actor?

    • A.

      Cyrano De Bergerac

    • B.

      Hamlet

    • C.

      Gladiator

    • D.

      Disraeli

    Correct Answer
    C. Gladiator
    Explanation
    In 2000, Russell Crowe won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film Gladiator. The film, directed by Ridley Scott, is an epic historical drama set in ancient Rome. Crowe portrayed the character Maximus Decimus Meridius, a loyal Roman general who seeks revenge against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family. Crowe's powerful and compelling performance in Gladiator earned him critical acclaim and ultimately led to his Oscar win.

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  • 7. 

    "Gladiator" won an Academy Award for best film of the year, which year?

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1953

    • D.

      1934

    Correct Answer
    B. 2000
    Explanation
    "Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Film of the Year in 2000.

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  • 8. 

    Which reality competition show featured players named Nitro, Storm and Siren in "Gladiator"?

    • A.

      Street Fighters

    • B.

      American Idol

    • C.

      American Gladiator

    • D.

      American Fighters

    Correct Answer
    C. American Gladiator
    Explanation
    American Gladiator is the correct answer because it is a reality competition show that featured players named Nitro, Storm, and Siren in the "Gladiator" role. The show, which originally aired in the late 1980s and early 1990s, pitted amateur athletes against the gladiators in various physical challenges and obstacle courses. The gladiators, including Nitro, Storm, and Siren, were known for their athleticism, strength, and competitive spirit, making American Gladiator the correct choice for the show that featured these characters.

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  • 9. 

    Critic Roger Ebert review about which film said "better than Gladiator -- deeper, more thoughtful"?

    • A.

      Kingdom Of Heaven

    • B.

      Bewitched

    • C.

      Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

    • D.

      White Noise

    Correct Answer
    A. Kingdom Of Heaven
    Explanation
    Roger Ebert's review states that the film in question is "better than Gladiator -- deeper, more thoughtful." The only film among the options that can be compared to Gladiator in terms of depth and thoughtfulness is Kingdom of Heaven. Therefore, Kingdom of Heaven is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the brother of the late River Phoenix?

    • A.

      The Bad Guy From "Gladiator"

    • B.

      The Bad Guy From "Batman Begins"

    • C.

      The Bad Guy From "The Terminator"

    • D.

      The Bad Guy From "Star Wars"

    Correct Answer
    A. The Bad Guy From "Gladiator"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joaquin Phoenix. Joaquin Phoenix is the brother of the late River Phoenix. He is known for his role as Commodus, the antagonist in the movie "Gladiator".

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  • 11. 

    Who is the emperor at the start of the movie "Gladiator"?

    • A.

      Marcus Aurelius

    • B.

      Commodus

    • C.

      Augustus Caesar

    • D.

      Maximus Decimus Meridius

    Correct Answer
    A. Marcus Aurelius
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Marcus Aurelius. In the movie "Gladiator," Marcus Aurelius is portrayed as the emperor at the start. He is the father of Commodus and is shown as a wise and just ruler. The plot revolves around the power struggle between Marcus Aurelius and his son Commodus, who eventually becomes the main antagonist of the movie.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the gladiator slave trader in the movie "Gladiator"?

    • A.

      Juba

    • B.

      Cicero

    • C.

      Hagen

    • D.

      Proximo

    Correct Answer
    D. Proximo
    Explanation
    In the movie "Gladiator," the name of the gladiator slave trader is Proximo. This character is portrayed as a seasoned and experienced slave trader who buys and sells gladiators for profit. Proximo plays a significant role in the film as he discovers and trains the main character, Maximus, who eventually becomes a famous gladiator. Proximo's character adds depth to the story and provides insight into the harsh realities of the gladiatorial world.

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  • 13. 

    What do they call Maximus after his fight with Tigris in the movie "Gladiator"?

    • A.

      Maximus The Merciless

    • B.

      Maximus The Man

    • C.

      Maximus The Merciful

    • D.

      Maximus The Unmatched

    Correct Answer
    C. Maximus The Merciful
    Explanation
    After his fight with Tigris in the movie "Gladiator," Maximus is called "Maximus The Merciful." This title is given to him because instead of killing Tigris, he shows mercy and spares his life. This act of compassion sets Maximus apart from others and earns him the reputation of being merciful.

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  • 14. 

    What film set in ancient times won the 2000 Oscar for Best Costume Design?

    • A.

      Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    • B.

      Gladiator

    • C.

      How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    • D.

      Quills

    Correct Answer
    B. Gladiator
    Explanation
    Gladiator won the 2000 Oscar for Best Costume Design because the film's costumes effectively portrayed the ancient Roman setting. The costumes were meticulously designed to reflect the clothing and armor worn during that time period, enhancing the overall authenticity of the film. The attention to detail and the skillful execution of the costumes contributed to Gladiator's win in this category.

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  • 15. 

    Whose reinstatement does Maximus call for at the end of the 2000 movie "Gladiator"?

    • A.

      Proximo

    • B.

      Commodus

    • C.

      Cicero

    • D.

      Gracchus

    Correct Answer
    D. Gracchus
    Explanation
    At the end of the movie "Gladiator," Maximus calls for the reinstatement of Gracchus. Gracchus is a senator who supports Maximus and fights against the corrupt rule of Commodus. Maximus believes that Gracchus is the rightful leader who can bring justice and restore order to Rome. By calling for Gracchus' reinstatement, Maximus shows his loyalty to him and his belief in his ability to govern fairly.

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