Today's TV schedules


Friday 2/3, 9:00pm - 12:00am Film4
IMDb: 8.5
Adventure, historical drama (2000, USA)

Set in Roman times, the story of a once-powerful general forced to become a common gladiator. The emperor's son is enraged when he is passed over as heir in favour of his father's favourite general. He kills his father and arranges the murder of the general's family, and the general is sold into slavery to be trained as a gladiator - but his subsequent popularity in the arena threatens the throne. Directed by: Ridley Scott.

Russell Crowe Maximus Decimus Meridius
Joaquin Phoenix Commodus
Connie Nielsen Lucilla
Oliver Reed Proximo
Derek Jacobi Gracchus