• 300 (2007)

300

Release Date: March 9th, 2007

DVD Release Date: July 31st, 2007

R |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas (Gerard Butler), king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Though certain death awaits the Spartans, their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy.

Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Rodrigo Santoro, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom

Director: Zack Snyder

Genres: Action , Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Virtual Studios, Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Atmosphere Entertainment MM LLC

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Soldier, Rise, Underdog, Engaging, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    In epic battle scenes where he combines breathtaking and fluid choreography, gorgeous 3-D drawings and hundreds of visual effects, director Zack Snyder puts onscreen the seemingly impossible heroism and gore of which Homer sang in "The Iliad." show more

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    It's impossible not to be moved by its nearly nonstop visual assault. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    300 is a movie blood-drunk on its own artful excess. Guys of all ages and sexes won't be able to resist it. show more

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)