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Meet the Spartans (2008)

 -  Comedy | War  -  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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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 | War

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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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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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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: Yes, well, that may be the case, but your mama's so hairy, the only language she speaks is Wookie!
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I Will Survive
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Worst movie i've seen in a theater
26 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was recently forced to sit through Meet the Spartans. Ill start by saying that i'm very sick of all this epic/date/scary movie junk. It's been overdone and only appeals to people under the age of 9. The humor in this movie was just as awful as i thought it would be and i could predict the entire movie. I was told before-hand that it was only about 90 minutes, and was a little upset id be paying for that. After watching the movie i was beyond glad that i only had to be tortured for that long, rather than the usual 2 hours. I'll close by saying that if you're forced to watch this movie, rip your eyes out of your skull and pour salt into your head. It will be much more enjoyable.


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