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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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300 had it coming (UK theatrical poster) See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)  »

Also Known As:

13 Spartans  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,140,100 (UK) (21 March 2008)

Gross:

$38,232,624 (USA) (25 April 2008)
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When Xerxes threatens to write Sparta out of the the history books, Leonidas replies: "Well that's fine by me, Xerxes, because I can't read." Previously, he had read the name tattoos on Queen Margo's back, some of them out loud. See more »

Quotes

Captain: [as Leonidas is beating up his son] I remember when my father used to beat me.
Queen Margo: Rites of Passage?
Captain: No, my father was an alcoholic.
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References Gladiator (2000) See more »

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Good to Go
Written and Performed by Daniel May
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / MasterSource
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26 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This was easily one of the worst films i've seen so far this year. I was obviously made very cheaply and it really shows on the screen. The jokes are extremely childish yet I wouldn't recommend it for children as some bits are somewhat offencive..they have really missed the mark on this one which I was really hoping would be good as I usually love this style of film. Most of the gags in the film have been seen time and time again and by the end the audience was really switching off and the younger members of the audience just started throwing popcorn around as it was so bad. In short if you have to go to the cinema this weekend see something else.


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