Gods of the Arena : the Complete Collection

DVD - 2011
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Batiatus and his wife Lucretia struggle to take control of Capua.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2011
Edition: Widescreen
Branch Call Number: DVD TV SPAR
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (335 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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May 07, 2018

Hey, CSAW! What did you think of this one?

Aug 10, 2017

Really loved this show. By far one of the best Spartacus films,, lots of brutality of was Rome!! Facinating, awesome!

Feb 19, 2015

For the simple minded obviously, hated this tremendously. How could anyone stand to be near any of these people is beyond speaking about, the stench would knock you down! It never ceases to amaze me how when someone is killed on our streets here in America, or in their homes, etc., people are primed to stand against such violence and put the criminal in jail, yet Americans have no qualms watching this violence in the movies, on television or on the video games they play. Americans have become desensitized by what is in front of them, and apathetic to it.

Apr 13, 2014

Very good T.V series....From HBO....Wicked gruesome fighting scenes and sex ones of course....Lucy Lawless is supurb and plays a great diabolical wife who stands by her man.......great actors in all........

Jul 29, 2013


Feb 13, 2013

Great prequel! If you have seen Spartacus you know what you are getting if not heed the R rating. Lucy Lawless is amazing as always & John Hanna steals every scene. The House of Batatius rules.

Feb 01, 2013

Spartacus, Gods of the Arena is a prequel to the Spartacus seasons one and two. Before Spartacus arrived at the House of Batiatus there was a power struggle between father and son. There was also plenty of bad blood among the gladiators that trained there. The six episodes chronicle the events that brought the House of Batiatus to greater glory in Capua. The series is full of blood and guts as well as graphic sex scenes.

Jul 11, 2012

This season is actually better than the first one. Maybe because I know not to expect a classic and just accept it for what it is. The series is basically a graphic novel. The violence, while bloody, is cartoonish. Lot's of nudity and sex. The plotline isn't that bad, which is the same as last seasons (Batatius wants the best gladiator to be the best lanista in Capua), but without the overshadowing dread of the upcoming revolt by Spartacus. One good thing about this series is the proction designer did a great job of creating a roman city as it really was and not how we imagine it: dangerous and very dirty. Even the rich seem to have a coat of grime on them. Not for everyone but some will enjoy it.

Mee2 Jun 02, 2012

Too much sex, cursing and blood, too little good acting!

kevfarley Feb 21, 2012

I liked it as much as Season One ,..which I loved ! And I only wish the six-episode series had been longer.
( However, history buffs should beware that this T.V. series is entertainment for OUR modern sensibilities. Many Roman men indentured themselves into this 'sport' as a free career choice. And 90 % of all the combats did NOT result in death, because that would have been too expensive. And sex was more commonly accepted, and not such a big voyeristic deal ! )

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EuSei Feb 03, 2012

Sexual Content: All kinds.

EuSei Feb 03, 2012

Violence: Extreme violence.

EuSei Feb 03, 2012

Coarse Language: Lots of profanity.


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