Dir. Stanley Kubrick. 1960, 184 mins. 70mm. With Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin. A genre-defining epic from director Stanley Kubrick, this is the legendary tale of an enslaved gladiator (Douglas) who transforms into the beloved leader of a triumphant Roman slave revolt. Filmed in glorious Technicolor, the action-packed spectacle won four Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. This was Kubrick's first film in color and his first use of a widescreen format. The final battle between Spartacus's fighters and the geometrically arranged Roman army capitalizes on the cinematic scope offered by the Super 70 Technirama format.
Tickets: $15 ($5 for members at the Film Lover and MoMI Kids Premium levels / free for Silver Screen members and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket purchase may be applied toward same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.