What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this movie has intense battles, crucifixions, and an off-screen suicide. There's implied nudity and implied homosexuality. Slave women are given to men as rewards.
- Families can talk about why it was important for the Romans to spread the rumor that Spartacus was of noble birth. What did Biatius mean when he said he had found his dignity? How was he changed? What did it mean when Gracchus responded that "dignity shortens life even more quickly than disease?" Why did Crassus say he was more concerned about killing the legend than killing the man? Why did each of the slaves claim to be Spartacus?