"Spartacus" (also known as "Spartacus: Rebel Against Rome") is an Action/Adventure/Biography/Drama/History/Romance/War film directed by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Dalton Trumbo, released on October 06 of 1960 in the USA , starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov and John Gavin.
They trained him to kill for their pleasure. . .but they trained him a little too well. . .
Who directed "Spartacus":
Spartacus was directed by Stanley Kubrick, an American director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and actor.
Before Spartacus, Stanley Kubrick had directed Paths of Glory, released in 1957, The Killing (1956), Killer's Kiss (1955), Fear and Desire (1953). Since, he directed Lolita, released in 1962, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), and The Shining (1980).
When was "Spartacus" released:
Spartacus was initally released in the United States on Thursday, October 06, 1960.. This was fifty-eight (58) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, December 08, 1960 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 15, 1961 in France; Friday, December 16, 1960 in Germany; Thursday, October 26, 1961 in Italy; Friday, December 09, 1960 in Australia and on Thursday, December 15, 1960 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Spartacus":
At the casting of Spartacus we find Kirk Douglas, previously seen in Strangers When We Meet (1960) and The Devil's Disciple (1959); Laurence Olivier (The Entertainer (1960), The Devil's Disciple (1959)); Jean Simmons (Elmer Gantry (1960), This Earth Is Mine (1959)) [ more... ]
- Kirk Douglas, Paul Lambert and Robert J. Wilke also appeared together in A Gunfight, released in 1971.
- Charles McGraw, Peter Brocco and Robert J. Wilke also worked together in His Kind of Woman, released in 1951.
- Charles McGraw and Kirk Douglas, Charles Laughton also appeared together in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, released in 1982.
- John Hoyt and Jean Simmons, Woody Strode can all be seen in Androcles and the Lion, released in 1952.
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Kirk Douglas as "Spartacus"
Peter Ustinov as "Lentulus Batiatus"
Kirk Douglas ("Spartacus") and Jean Simmons ("Varinia")
Laurence Olivier as "Marcus Licinius Crassus"
Jean Simmons as "Varinia"
John Gavin as "Julius Caesar"
Charles Laughton as "Sempronius Gracchus"
Charles Laughton ("Sempronius Gracchus") and Peter Ustinov ("Lentulus Batiatus")
Laurence Olivier ("Marcus Licinius Crassus") and Jean Simmons ("Varinia")
Photos of Kirk Douglas as "Spartacus", in a 1960 film by Stanley Kubrick and Anthony Mann
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