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Meet the Spartans (2008)

PG-13  |   |  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)  »

Also Known As:

13 Spartans  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,505,530 (USA) (25 January 2008)

Gross:

$38,232,624 (USA) (25 April 2008)
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Trivia

The film led Sean McGuire to be cast as the title character of the short-lived fantasy comedy series "Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire", which was discontinued after 1 season due to it's mixed reviews. 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

Xerxes: [Xerxes finds the Allspark, gets into his car and it starts transforming. Soon he is a huge robot with a Flatscreen across his chest and red glowing eyes] I am Xerxes-tron! I am enhanced with strange Alien Technology!
[He turns the Flatscreen on and the Youtube logo appears]
Chris Crocker: Leave Britney alone! Leave her alone!
Leonidas: He truly is a God-King...
Chris Crocker: She's human!
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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

References Jeepers Creepers (2001) See more »

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The Bomb
Written by Krystle Johnson, Maurice Simmonds and Shama Joseph
Performed by Ak'Sent
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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