Two-disc set includes: Braveheart (1995) Director/star Mel Gibson took home Best Picture and Best Director Academy Awards for this historical epic about 13th-century Scottish hero William Wallace, a farmer of lesser nobility, who is forced into fighting the forces of England's King Edward I after they kill his father and new wife. Highlighted by amazing battle scenes, the passionate saga, based on a 15th-century poem, also stars Patrick McGoohan, Sophie Marceau, Angus Macfadyen, Brendan Gleeson, and Catherine McCormick. 177 min. C/Rtg: R Gladiator (2000) Winner of Best Picture and Best Actor Academy Awards, director Ridley Scott's stirring spectacle stars Russell Crowe as heroic Roman general Maximus. Chosen to succeed ailing emperor Marcus Aurelius (Richard Harris), Maximus is marked for death by the scheming imperial son (Joaquin Phoenix). After being sold into slavery, Maximus emerges as the empire's greatest gladiator and seeks vengeance in a showdown at the Colosseum. With Oliver Reed, Connie Nielsen, Djimon Hounsou. 155 min. C/Rtg: R Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.