Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)

8.6 / 10

Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Country United States

Genre Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance, Biography, History

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  • TV-MA
  • Country: United States
  • Runtime: 55min
  • 22 Jan 2010 (United States)
  • Popularity Rank: 147



The inspiration behind this series is the Thracian Gladiator Spartacus, who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic. The Thracians had been persuaded by Claudius Glaber to serve as auxiliaries in the Roman legions in a campaign against the Getae, who had often plundered Thracian lands. However after Glaber reneges on the deal and switches his attentions from the Getae to attack Mithridates in Asia Minor, the Thracians feel betrayed and mutiny. Captured by Glaber, Spartacus is condemned to death as a Gladiator, whilst his wife Sura is condemned to slavery. Spartacus, however, proves to be a formidable gladiator, and defeats the four gladiators tasked with executing him. He becomes a favorite of the crowd, leading Senator Albinius to commute his death sentence to a life of slavery. Spartacus is purchased by Batiatus for gladiator training, who promises to help him find Sura if he proves himself in training. As the series develops, the story follows the betrayals and machinatio...

Keywords: group sex, gay, slave girl, female full frontal nudity, female frontal nudity

Genres: Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance, Biography, History


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Something About Everything
Review : Spartacus (A TV series)
Aired on : Starz
Released : 2010
My Rating : 5 out of 10
Starz released the first season of the Spartacus series in 2010, titled "Spartacus : Blood and Sand". The lead actor - Andy Whitfield - was diagnosed with cancer, and production of the sequel had to be stopped. While he was being treated, Starz produced a prequel instead. Sadly, Whitfield passed away in 2011 and the sequel was later produced with Liam McIntyre playing the lead role.
I have only watched the season 1 on DVD, and this review is specifically of that season.  It c...

Source: Abhay Avachat's Blog : Something About Everything

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Languages: English

Release Date: 22 Jan 2010 (United States) See more

Also Known As: BG See more

Filming Locations: Auckland, New Zealand See more