Gladiator (2000)

Barely helpful plot summary:

"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and 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."

Associated people:

Russell Crowe

Djimon Hounsou

Connie Nielsen

Joaquin Phoenix

Oliver Reed

Ridley Scott

Similar films:

Ben-Hur (1959)

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Braveheart (1995)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

LOTR: The Two Towers (2002)

LOTR: The Return of the King (2003)