GenreAdventure, Drama, Action Duration CountryRussia
WriterJohn William Corrington Release date28 August 2001 (2001-08-28) (U.S.) Music directorPeter Orloff, Alexandr Voytinskiy, Pavel Karmanov CastKaren McDougal (Jessemina), Lisa Dergan (Bodicia), Olga Sutulova (Livia), Yuliya Chicherina (Diedra) Similar moviesRelated Timur Bekmambetov movies
The arena 2001 trailer
The Arena is a direct-to-video film from producer Roger Corman on the subject of female gladiators. It is a remake of the 1974 The Arena with Pam Grier. It was shot in Russia by Kazakh director Timur Bekmambetov with a Russian crew and it featured Playboy Playmates Karen McDougal and Lisa Dergan, in their feature film debut, playing the roles of Amazon slaves forced to be gladiators in a Roman arena.