This act of defiance, along with his victory over Tigris, makes him more popular than the Emperor himself. Fairy Godmother | You wrote to me once, listing the four chief virtues: Wisdom, justice, fortitude and temperance. Undaunted, Maximus turns around and walks away. Commodus Larry Quinn | Commodus. Shh, Commodus. The only son of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, Commodus is also the black sheep of his family: he is a cruel, ruthless psychopath who lusts after his own sister and thinks of himself as a god. Commodus wearing his white and last armor, confronting Maximus. Spiny Mandrilla | Occupation [Maximus pauses, then turns around and walks away]. Henchfrogs | Gladys Sharp | Commodus | Crimes Donny | Pharaoh Rameses | As for this young man, he insists you are Hector reborn. https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/Commodus_(Gladiator)?oldid=4070706. Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, also known as Emperor Commodus or simply known as Commodus, is the main antagonist of the 2000 historic action film Gladiator. You go too far. What am I going to do with you? Melvinborg | Gallaxhar | : : Creek | Socktopus | Maximus Megatron | Am I not merciful? Boris Badenov | Buster Perkin | : Commodus fancied himself a mighty gladiator, and at times dressed up as Hercules, wielding a club and wearing a lion skin. And if his mother so much as looks at me in a manner that displeases me, he will die. Victor Quartermaine | : : Angered, Commodus berates him, even taunting him with harrowing details of his family's death. Melisha Tweedy | After mourning his father's death, the new Emperor asks Maximus for his loyalty, but the general suspects foul play and refuses. Hereby, by the power and authority conferred to me by the Roman Senate, I present you 10 things the movie Gladiator, messed up. Gil Mars | Commodus Robert Turner | Galactic Horde | Reggaeton Trolls | : Spike & Whitey | : Marcus Aurelius Commodus The little bee had wounded him more deeply than anyone else could ever have done. The movie Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe as Maximus, was released in 2000. Human Resistance (Dr. Emilia, Greta, Zane) | But during the film, Commodus began to show his true reason about destroying Maximus' image. Egyptian Guard | And one night he sat down with one of them and he looked at her and he said, "Tell me what you've been doing busy little bee or I shall strike down those dearest to you. Yes, father. So I can't just kill him, or it makes me even more unmerciful! Chosen from AMONG the people. Lord Shen's Wolf Army (Boss Wolf) | Philip | Highness. Dean Gordon Pritchard | A great memorable quote from the Gladiator movie on Quotes.net - Commodus: You wrote to me once, listing the four chief virtues. Commodus And then its enemies will take little bites of it, and yet it remains still. : | Commodus Pharaoh Seti I | DuBois' Men | Commodus Devotion, to my family and to you. ... [Commodus walks around] Falco : I have been told of a certain sea snake which has a very unusual method of attracting its prey. Commodus, offended, addresses Maximus as âslaveâ and demands he take off his helmet and tell him his name. Commodus Commodus reluctantly allows Maximus to live. Sweeney Todd Villains | Tara Ribble | Marcus Aurelius You cannot make said Removal Proposal without permission from an admin first. Kill him. Rise. You would fight me? 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. The Boov (Officer Kyle) | Major Chip Hazard | Commodus The emperor wants Maximus to take over his position instead of his own son, Commodus. ARIIA | : Megamind | Maximus removes his helmet and tells Commodus his name. Boneknapper | Tighten | : Are we so different, you and I? Cetus | Gracchus He later killed his father after he announced that General Maximus Meridius would be his successor. Dino Brewster, Shorts, Television and Video Games : Headless Horseman | Commodus Mr. Chew | Lucius Verus Commodus Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. It's a dream, a frightful dream... life is... Gracchus Turbo Toilet 2000 | Gladiator Jack & Jill | Talking Toilets | Prince of the Roman Empire (formerly after he killed his father)Emperor of the Roman Empire : I search the faces of the gods... for ways to please you, to make you proud. Commodus praises Maximus and asks him his name. That makes us brothers, doesn't it? The K-Pop Gang | The gladiator who defied an emperor. Assef | : Grimmel the Grisly | Ladykiller | If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. However, he never died in the arena. I have been told of a certain sea snake which has a very unusual method of attracting its prey. : Newton Wolves (Bad Billions and Good Billions) | He is merely a monster who uses rejection as an excuse. Butt-erflies | Hordak | To speak FOR the people. | : Ambition, that can be a virtue when it drives us to excel. Father, congratulations. Lord Shen | Before his death, the Emperor chooses Maximus to be his heir over his own son, Commodus, and a power struggle leaves Maximus and his family condemned to death. The characters are cartoonish: Maximus is the Roman Empireâs most skilled and most brutal killer, yet all he wants to do is personally plow his fields; Commodus is so evil he wants to rape his own sister Lucilla (Connie Nielsen).Maximus, a slave with no rights whatsoever, becomes so popular that somehow the â¦ But none of my virtues were on your list. â¢ Franzoni, David (1998). It will lie at the bottom of the ocean as if wounded. Have every senator followed. Decepticons (Soundwave, Sideways, Grindor, Ravage, Alice & Scalpel) | I don't think there's ever been a gladiator to match you. But I have other virtues, father. The gladiator who defied an emperor. Francis E. Francis | Origin Its protagonist, Maximus, is entirely fictitious. Commando Elite (Butch Meathook, Nick Nitro, Brick Bazooka, Vasquez & Gwendy Dolls) | It is common for the antagonists â¦ AM I NOT MERCIFUL? A viewing of Gladiator brings this home again and again. Melvin Sneedly | If she decides to be noble and takes her own life, he will die. I think you've been afraid all your life. Eugene Francis | After a fierce and lengthy duel, Maximus is able to gain the upper hand, but spares his opponent's life despite the crowd's urging that he kills him. Disgruntled | Punch Monkeys, Live-Action Movies Humming Bombers | Maximus is a Roman General that has led his soldiers into victory. : Doom Syndicate (Psycho Delic) | Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, also known as Emperor Commodus or simply known as Commodus, is the main antagonist of the 2000 historic action film Gladiator. The whole thing's like some crazed nightmare. Next, Maximus is pitted against the formidable Tigris of Gaul, an undefeated gladiator. Nowadays Commodus is best remembered as the villain of Ridley Scottâs movie âGladiatorâ, a sneering and arrogant portrayal by Joaquin Phoenix. Itâs arguably one of the high points of the entire movie. : Quintus, sword! Maximus Worse, he tormented his sister all because in his eyes, she was an object that had to love him the way he wanted her too. Roman forces, led by the general Maximus (Crowe), defeat Germanic tribes, bringing temporary peace to the Roman Empire.The emperor, Marcus Aurelius (played by Richard Harris), tells Maximus that he would like Maximus to succeed him upon his death and for Maximus to return power to the Senate, â¦ He really saw why Marcus Aurelius preferred Maximus over him; Maximus was loyal, brave, rational, careful and strong, while Commodus was dishonorable. : : Additional Notice: This template is meant for admin maintenance only. | Rasputia Latimore | He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the 2000 film Gladiator. Hilly Holbrook | Commodus Luca | Tzekel-Kan | Commodus's famous sign which it says to the Gladiators to kill or not the victims. Minion | And as for you, you will love me as I loved you. The leader removes his helmet to reveal that he is in fact Maximus, alive and well, and vows to avenge his family by killing Commodus. Commodus Warlords | Do you think I am afraid? Mantah Corp, See Also Then it is done. Then its enemies will approach, and yet it will lie quite still. Commodus : The real-life Commodus was also mentally unstable, an inept ruler, and delighted in fighting within the coliseum. Kung Fu Panda Villains | But now, the people want to know how the story ends. Commodus Have I missed it? The general who became a slave. Dr. Bernard Merrick | Ken | Marcus Aurelius Emperor CommodusMarcus Aurelius CommodusEmperorCommodus I'm terribly vexed. Featured image: Bust of Commodus, 17th Emperor of the Roman Empire. He won the battle. Fossas | Rise. It was released on May 5, 2000 in the United States and soon after became not only a box-office hit but also a great success in many ways. Hotep and Huy | The True Story of Commodus the Cruel Gladiator Emperor. Fearless Leader | Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Jackson Rippner | I've always believed he wanted a lot more than to kiss her, but to actually also make love with her: * It would be one way to assert his dominance over her. Theodore Murdsly | Fun Gus | Ay | You simply won't... die. Commodus Wisdom, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance. King Gristle Sr. | Prince Charming | As for his relationships, the only people he ever loved were his father and his sister, Lucilla. Are you ready to do your duty for Rome? Commodus He is defying you. Coverton | [to his guards] Being acclaimed and loved by his people.Watching gladiatorial battles. Scooter Skunks | : [Commodus begins to asphyxiate Marcus while they hug, Marcus grunts]. Shortly after, Maximus succumbs to the wound inflicted by Commodus. Gladiator takes place in ad 180 and is loosely based on historical figures. : Jonas Fogg | Dietrich Banning | Drago Bludvist | As the antagontist of the movie some might be surpirsed to find him fall in the "forbidden love" category, but I believe him to fit this category better than anyone. Natasha Fatale | His actions were also nowhere as bad as his fictional version. And now they love Maximus for his mercy. There are myriad stories of Julius Caesar, Nero, Caligula, and then thereâs Emperor Commodus, who â¦ Commodus Scalemagne | Sheathe your swords! Striking story! Pied Piper | Dr. Zara | Light Hope | Decepticons (Starscream, Barricade, Frenzy, Blackout, Scorponok, Bonecrusher, Brawl & Dispensor) | He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, who also portrayed Arthur Fleck in Joker. He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix. ...squealed like a girl when they nailed him to the cross. Thelonious | Tales of Arcadia Villains | The invitation meant almost certain death; no one would dare beat him, and when he won, he would show no mercy. The Splotch | You shall watch as I bathe in their blood." Father. Soon after, Commodus has Maximus arrested and orders him executed at dawn. In making Gladiator, Ridley Scott and company got at least one thing right about the reign of the Roman emperor Commodus, which ran from 180 to 192 A.D. Scottâs film depicts a state of constant tension between Commodus and the â¦ Commodus D-Structs | Layton T. Montgomery | Instead, he was killed by strangulation and poisoning. [during the fight with Maximus, Commodus loses his sword]. Nightmares | Burnish | Smartsy Fartsy | The movie is far from historically accurate. Snidely Whiplash | If you're very good, tomorrow night I'll tell you the story of emperor Claudius who was betrayed by those closest to him, by his own blood. Odlulu | Marcus Aurelius Nellie Lovett | Trees | The Emperor also portrayed himself inaccurately. Kill his father and take his place as the Emperor of Rome (succeeded).Kill Maximus Decimus Meridius (succeeded despite being taken down by Maximus).Be more powerful and admired by his people and continue to rule over the Roman Empire (failed). Marcus Aurelius But after all the love for his sister began to turn into an insane dominance, lust and an incestuous relationship, after that and knowing that her brother was responsible for Marcus' death, Lucilla saw her brother as the monster he truly was. Bullying Maximus.Being acclaimed and loved by his people.Watching gladiatorial battles. *SPOILER ALERT! Have you ever embraced someone dying of plague, sire? Commodus: If you're very good, tomorrow night I'll tell you the story of emperor Claudius who was betrayed by those closest to him, by his own blood. Robot Probes | Eddie | Contemporary Roman writer Cassius Dio describes the young heir as ârather simple-minded,â but he ruled agreeably with his father and joined Marcus Aurelius in the Marcomannic Wars against the Germanic tribes along the Danube, which the emperor had been waginâ¦ : Earl Latimore | And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next. I shall sacrifice a hundred bulls to honor your triumph. Maximus Commodus: The general who became a slave. : He was the brother of Princess Lucilla, and uncle of Lucius. : Thimblenose Ted | The Fallen | Or have such splendid mistresses, Gaius. After battling with the Germans, the general Maximus, weary of battle, decides to retire at his Spanish farm estate at the Emperor's behest, but the Emperor tells him that Commodus is unfit to rule and thus appoints him as regent to help save Rome from corruption. : Gladiator (2000) Joaquin Phoenix as Commodus. Chantel DuBois | He knew they were busy little bees. Maximus The little bee told him everything. I would have butcher the whole world... if you would only love me! Kill Maximus Decimus Meridius (succeeded despite being taken down by Maximus).Be more powerful and admired by his people and continue to rule over the Roman Empire (failed). Blayde | : Commodus But while the movie took a lot of liberties with his life, Commodusâs true story is â¦ : Arms! Your fame is well deserved, Spaniard. During the fight, however, Maximus manages to evade Commodus' blows and disarm him. : All I've ever wanted was to live up to you, Caesar. He would force gladiators to come to his home and practice with him. Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus Poachers (Madagascar) | Ocean Entity | You loved my father, I know. Connor Rooney | Powers/Skills Dave | I will not make a martyr of him. : Even then it was as if you didn't want me for your son. I shall hold them to my bosom and embrace them tightly... Gracchus Yes. Emperor Zarkon | Commodus: Rise. : He is played by the actor Joaquin Phoenix , in a performance which received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category at the 2001 Oscars . It will lie at the bottom of the ocean as if wounded. Don Lino | General Roth'h'ar Sarris | But now, the people want to know how the story ends. : : Rise. Have I missed the battle? Queen Barb | : Commodus Commodus Lord Farquaad | Then take it now. Goldtrux | Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page. Deion Hughes | But i have other virtues, father. Jan 3, 2019 Ian Harvey (Photo By Getty Images) Ancient Rome was full of colorful characters. Le Chuchoteur | How to Train Your Dragon Villains | Adolfo Pirelli | Lucius will stay with me now. Croco-bats | Commodus However, given that his father knew he wasn't an honorable man to begin with, this is highly unlikely. : Madagascar Villains | Sharks (Frankie) | Theodore Galloway | As for this young man, he insists you are Hector reborn. Save the bulls. He then raises his fist and reluctantly gives the thumbs-up signal]. Gladiator: First Draft Revised. Gracchus is quickly apprehended, while a contingent of Praetorians is sent to Maximus' quarters. Or was it Hercules? Tai Lung | Father. His cheating ways got the best of him before and during the final fight with Maximus. Commodus, whose full name was Caesar Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, was proclaimed Caesar at age 5 and joint emperor (co-Augustus) at the age of 17, in 177 CE, by his father, Marcus Aurelius. King Fossa | Galra Empire (Prince Lotor, Haggar, Sendak & Lotor's Generals) | Which wiser, older man is to take my place? Eris | Storyline. Evil-doer : Reality was very different than the film in this instance. Maximus Your Emperor asks for your loyalty, Maximus. Company Credits Rise. They tell me your son... Commodus Deathgrippers | Benjamin Krupp | Commodus : The epic won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Crowe. Movie Flick â Gladiator . Technical Specs, [removes helmet and turns around to face Commodus]. : Any act of removing this villain from the category without a Removal Proposal shall be considered vandalism (or a futile "heroic" attempt of redemption) and the user will have high chances of being terminated blocked. Teetsi | Overall, Commodus's evil deeds far outweigh any tragic events that he experienced during his life. [removes helmet and turns around to face Commodus] Goals Rumpelstiltskin | He wounded Maximus before the fight since he was afraid that otherwise Maximus would quickly kill him. Fat Barry | And the emperor was heartbroken. Commodus Courage. Shrek Villains | Commodus You must know. And also, when he lamented his father didn't love him, his father sympathized for him and even wanted to hug him before being strangled to death, showing he loved Commodus for all his faults to some extent. Bank Robbers | Users who misuse the template will be blocked for a week minimum. The Toad | My decision disappoints you? Indominus rex | : Tour Guide | You do have a name. Commodus I call it love, Gracchus. Lola | Maximus is the son that Marcus Aurelius truly wanted, and Commodus is very aware of it. Marcus Aurelius I have only one more life to take. The only male son of Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor. : * It would be one way to humiliate her. Type of Villain Maximus manages to escape and makes the long journey to his farm on horseback, but arrives too late; Commodus' men have burned it to the ground and murdered his wife and son. Commodus Red Death | Lamar Burgess | Le Frog | Commodus is cruel, ruthless, and power-hungry; his only real ambition is to be worshipped by all of Rome as a god among men. And what do you think happened then, Lucius? Commodus orders the Praetorians to give him a sword, but they rebel against him and stand aside. My name is Gladiator. 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