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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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Plot Keywords:

king | spartan | xerxes | persian | training | See more »

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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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WILHELM SCREAM: Persian warrior falling off a cliff. See more »

Goofs

When Leonidas picks up the subway sandwich, the top of the sandwich is in his right hand when he takes a bite, and in his left hand when he spits it out. See more »

Quotes

Traitoro: Stop kicking people into the pit of death! Really!
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If you stay half way through the end credits, there are some alternative scenes and outtakes to watch See more »

Connections

Spoofs Shrek the Third (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Spartans vs. Persians
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer
Produced by Ali Dee
Performed by Ali Dee, Vincent Alfieri, Chris Davis and Michael Sandlofer
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Just awful....just plain awful.
27 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this the other day with a group of friends and I'm not sure I even saw all of it, but what I saw was enough for me to wish my $7.50 and the hour back. Seriously the version I saw was only and hour. I'm not sure if the theater missed a reel or what but I find it odd that even though I hated this film, I feel cheated by the fact that the supposed 84 min film came in at about 60 when I watched. I'll admit I chuckled every so ofter, but for the most part the fact that all the things being spoofed were telegraphed (Who are you monster! Paris Hilton! Like Toby Macquire in Spider-man 3).

Oh well. Stay away!

Can anyone verify if I got gypped?


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