The Gladiator (1938)





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A movie replete with Joe E. Brown's own brand of physical humor, this time he's a wimp in college who's turned into a hunk when he takes a serum. Just as he's about to wrestle with Man Mountain Dean, guess what happens?
Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Columbia Pictures


Lucien Littlefield
as Prof. Danner
Joe E. Brown
as Hugo Kipp
June Travis
as Iris Bennett
Robert Kent
as Tom Dixon
Donald Douglas
as Coach Robbins
Lee Phelps
as Coach Stetson
Ethel Wales
as Mrs. Danner
Eddie Kane
as Speed Bums
Don Douglas
as Coach Robbins
Man Mountain Dean
as Himself, Man Mountain Dean
Wright Kramer
as Dr. DeRay
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Somewhat funny and cute in the beginning, but it doesn't keep throughout.

Aj V
Aj V

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[B]LOVED THE MOVIE!!!!! I was unsure if I wanted to watch the movie, but I saw this awesome trailer[/B] ( [B]and I was convinced. A great movie to watch on movie night. There is some great action, and a twist at the end.[/B] :up: :up: Two thumbs up Trailer really explains the plot. :D :fresh:Happy Watching :fresh:

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