: Bloodwolf | Jack & Jill | Occupation Wallace and Gromit Villains, Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, Kill his father and take his place as the Emperor of Rome. Rock Trolls | 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. : : Release Dates Eddie | Commodus He really saw why Marcus Aurelius preferred Maximus over him; Maximus was loyal, brave, rational, careful and strong, while Commodus was dishonorable. Commodus is cruel, ruthless, and power-hungry; his only real ambition is to be worshipped by all of Rome as a god among men. : The mob sees this, and so does the senate. I would have butcher the whole world... if you would only love me! : Maximus Emperor CommodusMarcus Aurelius CommodusEmperorCommodus 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 . Nana | To speak FOR the people. Next, Maximus is pitted against the formidable Tigris of Gaul, an undefeated gladiator. Menu. Eugene Francis | He wounded Maximus before the fight since he was afraid that otherwise Maximus would quickly kill him. Dwayne LaFontant | Commodus. Big Black Jack Latimore | Melvinborg | Tzekel-Kan | Do you think I am afraid? Ocean Entity | Lucius Aurelius Commodus, born 161 A.D., was appointed co-emperor by his father Marcus Aurelius in 177 A.D. when he was just 16 years old. This Villain was proposed and approved by Villains Wiki's Pure Evil Proposals Thread. : Harlen Maguire | Gladys Sharp | Horde Prime | Chosen from AMONG the people. : As for this young man, he insists you are Hector reborn. : Jan 3, 2019 Ian Harvey (Photo By Getty Images) Ancient Rome was full of colorful characters. : A great memorable quote from the Gladiator movie on Quotes.net - Commodus: You wrote to me once, listing the four chief virtues. My name is Gladiator. PatricideMultiple counts of assault and rapeMass murderIncriminationBlackmailGaolingConspiracy High intelligenceDeceptionControl over his Imperial military forcesBasic fighting skillsSwordsmanship | He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix. Shortly after, Maximus succumbs to the wound inflicted by Commodus. [Maximus stands up, clenching an arrow head in his right hand]. : : Sheathe your swords! Then take it now. Powers/Skills Spike & Whitey | Gil Mars | Prince Charming | Commodus : Maximus As I read the list I knew I had none of them. Maximus Commando Elite (Butch Meathook, Nick Nitro, Brick Bazooka, Vasquez & Gwendy Dolls) | Lola | Also, after Maximus disarmed him during the fight, Commodus was too afraid to recover his own sword and started desperately ordering Quintus and other Praetorians to give him another sword which he didn’t get. Galra Empire (Prince Lotor, Haggar, Sendak & Lotor's Generals) | The epic won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Crowe. So, we will lie still, and let our enemies come to us and nibble. The characters are cartoonish: Maximus is the Roman Empire’s 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 … Genus | Transformers Cinematic Universe Villains | 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. Sharks (Frankie) | But none of my virtues were on your list. If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. DuBois' Men | Maximus I think you've been afraid all your life. Tour Guide | Sword, give me a sword! Egyptian Guard | He then dispatches his men to arrest and/or kill the conspirators. [Marcus opens up his arms to Commodus and gives him a hug]. Natasha Fatale | | Maximus removes his helmet and tells Commodus his name. Commodus Which wiser, older man is to take my place? Blue Latimore | Philip | Commodus Burnish | Before the fight, he stabs Maximus on the side to put him at a disadvantage. : Undaunted, Maximus turns around and walks away. The Boov (Officer Kyle) | Lucius Verus Cetus | 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. : And your wife... moaned like a whore when they ravaged her again and again... and again. Have I missed the battle? Don Lino | Luca | Pitch Black | Are you ready to do your duty for Rome? Indominus rex | Falco : His cheating ways got the best of him before and during the final fight with Maximus. Your fame is well deserved, Spaniard. Cowardly Tyrant, DeceptionControl over his Imperial military forcesBasic fighting skillsSwordsmanship. Quintus, sword! A few days later, Commodus watches as a troupe of gladiators fight in the Colisseum, depicting a battle between Carthaginian infantry and Scipio's legionaries. The little bee told him everything. He took the throne as regent, but was killed by Maximus in the Colosseum. The film’s gruff general-slave-gladiator, Maximus (Russell Crowe), kills Commodus in the Colosseum, thus avenging the murder of his wife … Wisdom, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance. A viewing of Gladiator brings this home again and again. Tales of Arcadia Villains | It actually contributed to the revival of the epic genre of films set in … Or was it Hercules? Quintus And what could be more glorious than to challenge the Emperor himself in the great arena? It’s arguably one of the high points of the entire movie. Thimblenose Ted | Reggaeton Trolls | Or have such splendid mistresses, Gaius. Gracchus is quickly apprehended, while a contingent of Praetorians is sent to Maximus' quarters. : Teetsi | If she decides to be noble and takes her own life, he will die. Ay | : Headless Horseman | : Gracchus How to Train Your Dragon Villains | Assef | : : Commodus orders the Praetorians to give him a sword, but they rebel against him and stand aside. Le Chuchoteur | Fossas | Dr. Zara | His actions were also nowhere as bad as his fictional version. He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the 2000 film Gladiator. Nellie Lovett | Devotion, to my family and to you. Commodus Because of that, Commodus is now infamous in popular culture. Turbo Toilet 2000 | Commodus You take life when you have to... as I do. Ken | : 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). You must know. Meanwhile, Commodus returns to Rome to a cheering crowd and is met by his senators, who have grave concerns about his fitness to rule. Theodore Murdsly | Warlords | Ambition. : Drago Bludvist | 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. Tai Lung | I'm terribly vexed. Earl Latimore | I search the faces of the gods... for ways to please you, to make you proud. Am I not merciful? I have only one more life to take. ARIIA | Commodus praises Maximus and asks him his name. I doubt if any of the people eat so well as you, Gracchus. However, given that his father knew he wasn't an honorable man to begin with, this is highly unlikely. Commodus dressed as Hercules Though the movie didn’t quite show Commodus’ obsession with gladiators, it showed the effects of a broken government being propped up by games to distract the people. [Commodus begins to asphyxiate Marcus while they hug, Marcus grunts]. 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. The Emperor was a victim of assassination due to a political conspiracy. It will lie at the bottom of the ocean as if wounded. As for his relationships, the only people he ever loved were his father and his sister, Lucilla. 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. General Roth'h'ar Sarris | Reaction Paper. I don't know, uncle. After mourning his father's death, the new Emperor asks Maximus for his loyalty, but the general suspects foul play and refuses. Every day he lives, they grow bolder. Smartsy Fartsy | Roy, Bill, Jake, Pete and Joe | Rise. Crimes You would fight me? https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/Commodus_(Gladiator)?oldid=4070706. The time for honoring yourself will soon be at an end. Gladiator takes place in ad 180 and is loosely based on historical figures. I think I understand my own people. Dino Brewster, Shorts, Television and Video Games In the film, after Maximus was taken as a slave, but not before he discovered that Commodus killed his wife and son, he was shown as being transported and eventually enslaved as a gladiator in a far away, a remote province in the Roman Empire (somewhere in the Middle East or North Africa). Striking story! Hotep and Huy | Then its enemies will approach, and yet it … ...squealed like a girl when they nailed him to the cross. Commodus You simply won't... die. : [Maximus pauses, then turns around and walks away]. 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. D-Structs | Benjamin Krupp | Pied Piper | Rise. As I read the list, I knew I had none of them. Lucilla arguably WANTED to, but was unable to… the system was not geared up for an Empress, she would not ascend in Commodus’ place if murdered and two assassinations in quick succession would fatally destabalise the whole empire. The people are my children, I am their father. That makes us brothers, doesn't it? But during the film, Commodus began to show his true reason about destroying Maximus' image. : Gladiator Madagascar Villains | What am I going to do with you? Maximus Commodus Commodus Bullying Maximus.Being acclaimed and loved by his people.Watching gladiatorial battles. Commodus wasn’t like a normal gladiator. Humpty Alexander Dumpty | Shrek Villains | Featured image: Bust of Commodus, 17th Emperor of the Roman Empire. The gladiator who defied an emperor. Decepticons (Soundwave, Sideways, Grindor, Ravage, Alice & Scalpel) | : Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Newton Wolves (Bad Billions and Good Billions) | Willard Tweedy | I will not make a martyr of him. 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. Its protagonist, Maximus, is entirely fictitious. Resourcefulness. Commodus Henchfrogs | He produces a hidden stiletto, but Maximus turns the blade back into his throat, killing him. : Deion Hughes | He was brutal, even by the standards of men who beat each other to death for the amusement of an audience. Lord Shen's Wolf Army (Boss Wolf) | Croco-bats | Beadle Bamford | The general who became a slave. It vexes me. 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. Archived from the original on March 16, 2008. He then raises his fist and reluctantly gives the thumbs-up signal]. Fifi | Coverton | But now, the people want to know how the story ends. Decepticons (Starscream, Barricade, Frenzy, Blackout, Scorponok, Bonecrusher, Brawl & Dispensor) | His every victory is an act of defiance. The Splotch | The K-Pop Gang | Commodus Marcus Aurelius Type of Villain Marcus Aurelius 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, … Father. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. 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. : It will lie at the bottom of the ocean as if wounded. Spiny Mandrilla | AM I NOT MERCIFUL? And now they love Maximus for his mercy. : : : Rise. : Red Death | : Commodus is the main antagonist in the 2000 film, Gladiator. Queen Barb | King Gristle Sr. | : Jackson Rippner | Commodus Dr. Bernard Merrick | Official Sites Hobby Commodus Splitter | Mr. Chew | | Movie Flick – Gladiator . Victor Quartermaine | : Humming Bombers | Tighten | : Julian Assange | Melvin Sneedly | Have every senator followed. 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. Tour Guide | As for this young man, he insists you are Hector reborn. 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