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Meet the Spartans (2008)

 -  Comedy  -  25 January 2008 (USA)
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The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of ... See full summary »

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The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of invading Persians whom include the Ghost Rider, Rocky Balboa, the Autobots, and an ugly hunchbacked Paris Hilton and a shaved-head Brittany Spears. Written by matt-282

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence | See all certifications »

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25 January 2008 (USA)  »

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13 Spartans  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,140,100 (UK) (21 March 2008)

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$38,232,624 (USA) (25 April 2008)
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To date (2011), one of two movies written and directed by both Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, not to have the word "movie" in the title. The other is Vampires Suck (2010). See more »

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After Xerxes staples his nipple ornament back on, the scene changes, and when the scene comes back to Xerxes the staple is gone. See more »

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Leonidas: [picks up subway sandwich] No mayo? This is bullshit!
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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Vincent Alfieri and Paris Hampton
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Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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An All Time Low for Comedy
26 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I work at a movie theater, so the only reason I went to see this movie was because it was free and I thought that it just might be the kind of movie that's so bad me and my friends could entertain ourselves by making fun of it. However, Meet the Spartans left us completely dumbfounded and speechless. It's beyond bad! There was nothing you could say that could make of this movie, it does it all by itself and it doesn't even allow you to laugh while you watch it going down in flames. I considered its predecessor, Epic Movie, to be among one of the worst movies ever made. I didn't think it could possibly get worse, but it did. It's like watching 300 all over again expect with ridiculous pop culture references that aren't even funny. The guys who made this movie obviously don't understand comedy in the slightest bit. I hope that this is the last one of these ridiculous comedies that gets to occupy a theater over another film that might actually be worth something. This film is a waste of money for starters, but even if you don't have to pay, it's just a waste of time.


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