Gladiator General Maximus Men's Costume
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|Medium||Pants Waist||30" - 44"||76cm - 112cm|
|Large||Shirt Length||41 1/2"||105cm|
|Large||Pants Waist||36" - 48"||91cm - 122cm|
|X-Large||Pants Waist||38" - 54"||97cm - 137cm|
- 100% polyester fabric
- Faux leather tunic has hook and loop closures in back
- Pull on shirt has attached fur cuffs on sleeves
- Pants have elastic waist and elastic at ankles
- Shoulder armor is soft molded latex & attaches to chest armor w/ hook & loop tape
- Chest armor is soft molded latex w/ hood & loop closures in back
- Leg armor is soft molded latex w/ hook & loop closures in back
- Arm wraps are soft molded latex w/ hook & loop closures in back
- Cape has attached faux fur trim and attached to shoulder pieces w/ hook & loop tape
- The fur may be slightly different than the photo.
"What we do in life... echoes in eternity."
So says General Maximus at the beginning of the classic Ridley Scott film, Gladiator. While that is some expertly written and memorable dialogue, we hope it's also a true statement. But we have no idea! What do we look like, metaphysicists?? We don't know what happens in eternity! But if our life echoes within it, we're glad you're taking a look at this officially licensed General Maximus costume, because it's epic enough to wear forever.
The only thing we'd advise against is getting into any actual Roman battles wearing this thing. It's made of latex and not metal as it appears. That being said, you could probably frighten some barbarians with it, but we don't really recommend that either. That would require a costly trip to Germany, and also a time machine to around 180AD. That's also where you'd have to go to get the real version of this armor. Since that technology doesn't exist, we think our version is an amazing first realistic choice!
Since this costume has incredible details and quality (How about that realistic armor and fur trimmed cape? It's straight out of the movie!) we think you should go to a party, wait for the exact right moment, then step up into the spotlight and give an incredible, awe-inspiring speech to all your fellow party-goers. That's what Maximus would do! You'll be remembered in poetry and song as the greatest general Rome had ever seen... to give a rousing speech while holding a red Solo cup.
"Brothers! What we drink tonight... will echo in our bodies tomorrow, and possibly eternity!"
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- General Maximus Decimus MeridiusBy DM | October 30, 2021
Height 5'7" | Weight 142 | Size MediumGreat costume! Lots of layers snd pieces (maroon tunic with faux fur sleeve accents, elastic waist pants, faux leather vest with Velcro back, faux chest armor with elastic back, cape with faux fur collar, leg armor, forearm armor, shoulder armor, leather hand straps). It really looks legit like Maximus in movie stills online.
Everything fit well (purchased in size Med) except the tunic was too narrow to get over my shoulders. I just cut straight up the back and taped it closed. No one can see the back anyway with all the other layers on top of it.
As an aside, buy the sword that comes with the plastic scabbard. It has holes in the back of the scabbard so you can use a strap to tie it around your waist. (I used the hand straps that came with the costume.) There's another gladiator sword that is much bigger but it doesn't come with a scabbard so you'd have to carry it around all night.Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.Was this review helpful to you?