How to watch Gladiator on Netflix US [Updated 2022]

Gladiator on Netflix US

Let’s talk about the movie that got Russel Crowe, the Australian actor, his first Academy Award and took him to the new heights of stardom – the movie Gladiator. This historical action/drama was co-written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson and directed by the famous director Ridley Scott who is also known for projects like Body of Lies, the Alien franchise, Blade Runner, Hannibal, Robin Hood, and Martian. Gladiator is one of the most loved movies of all time and you can watch Gladiator on Netflix by reading this blog.

Shooting of the movie started somewhere in January 1999 and it was released in the United States on May 1, 2000. The Hispano-Roman drama was made with a production budget of USD 103 Million and was a tad bit more than mediocre success, earning more than USD 460.5 million at the box office by the end of its run.

Gladiator actually has a jaw-dropping list of actors as its ensemble cast with Russel Crowe leading the pack. He plays the titular character by the name of Maximus Decimus Meridius. Also in movie star Joaquin Phoenix as Commodus, Connie Nielsen as Lucilla, Oliver Reed as Antonius Proximo, Derek Jacobi as Senator Gracchus, Richard Harris as Marcus Aurelius, Djimon Hounsou as Juba, Ralf Moller as Hagen, and Tommy Flanagan as Cicero.

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Gladiator – Trailer

The movie is set in Roman times around 180 A.D. and narrates the story of  Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russel Crowe), a once-powerful general, who later on becomes a common gladiator. When the emperor’s son, Commodus, gets angry over not being chosen as the rightful heir in favor of a general, he murders his father and even the general’s family while selling general Maximus into slavery where he trains to become a gladiator. Uncover the story of this Gladiator on Netflix from the US or Canada.

How to watch Gladiator on Netflix from the US | Gladiator Netflix

If you are wondering how to stream Gladiator on Netflix from anywhere in the world, you are in the right place. Gladiator is streaming on Netflix but in a small number of countries. If you are based in the US or Canada, you won’t find the title in your Netflix library. Follow these simple steps to watch Gladiator on Netflix.

  1. Get Express VPN for Netflix
  2. Download it on your device
  3. Select a UK IP address of the server list
  4. Open Netflix in browser or app
  5. Search Gladiator on Netflix
  6. Enjoy the movie

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Gladiator Netflix Country List

Here is the list of countries streaming Gladiator on Netflix.

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Greece
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • UK

Gladiator on Rent

Here is a list of platforms where you can rent Gladiator and witness the sympathetic journey of Maximus:

The Gladiator on Netlfix – Reviews and Ratings

The movie was a winner at both the box office and with the critics. Aside from making USD 187.7 million in the Northern American market, the movie was also able to gather positive reviews from sites like Rotten Tomatoes (77%), IMDb (8.5/10), Metacritic (67%), and Common Sense Media (4/5). Roger Ebert however, gave it just 2 out of 4 stars and criticized its look and the dullness of the characters involved.

How to watch Gladiator on Prime Video from Anywhere


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You can stream Gladiator on Amazon Prime Video only if you are residing in India. The movie is not available for US citizens due to streaming rights issues with other VOD platforms. Don’t worry we have a solution for this problem.

  1. Get Express VPN
  2. Install it on your device
  3. Select an Indian IP address from the list (Mumbai-1)
  4. Open Prime Video app or in browser
  5. Enjoy

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Where else can I stream Gladiator Online in the US

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If you don’t have a Netflix subscription at the moment, you can stream Gladiator on one of the following VOD platforms. (In the US only)

If you are currently outside of the US and want to stream Gladiator on Netlfix or any of the above-mentioned platforms, use a VPN and stream the movie.

  1. Get Express VPN
  2. Install it on your device and open the platform you want to stream Gladiator on, Fubo TV or Direct TV
  3. If you are outside the US select a US IP address from the country list
  4. Search the movie and enjoy streaming it.

Gladiator Netflix – Awards

But despite Roger Ebert’s criticism, the movie managed to get a lot of accolades to its name including The Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actor (Russel Crowe), Best Costume Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Sound; BAFTA Awards for Best Film, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Editing; and Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Original Score. It was also nominated for several categories across BAFTA, Saturn Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and The Academy Awards.

Gladiator – Cast

  • Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius
  • Joaquin Phoenix as Commodus
  • Connie Nielsen as Lucilla
  • Oliver Reed as Antonius Proximo
  • Derek Jacobi as Senator Gracchus
  • Djimon Hounsou as Juba
  • Richard Harris as Marcus Aurelius
  • Ralf Möller as Hagen
  • Tommy Flanagan as Cicero
  • David Schofield as Senator Falco
  • Tomas Arana as General Quintus
  • Spencer Treat Clark as Lucius Verus
  • David Hemmings as Cassius
  • Sven-Ole Thorsen as Tigris of Gaul
  • Omid Djalili as a slave trader
  • Giannina Facio as Maximus’s wife
  • Giorgio Cantarini as Maximus’s son
  • Adam Levy as Condemned Officer

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Wrap Up

You are now fully equipped to stream Gladiator on Netlfix and on other VOD platforms. All you have to do is use a VPN and watch Gladiator on Netflix and Prime from the United States. You can also rent the movie from a number of platforms. Fubo TV is streaming Gladiator in HD in the US, if you are a Fubo TV subscriber and currently outside the US, use a VPN and stream Gladiator.

Written by Mickel Clark

Mickel is a streaming aficionado who loves nothing more than to pen down his thoughts about the movies, anime and TV shows he has watched and likes sharing hacks on how to stream them online.