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

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Get Ready For the Next Big Epic Comedy. See more »

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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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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 »

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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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Captain: I'm gonna go Hercules on your ass!
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Tambourine
Written by Eve (as Eve Jeffers), 'Swizz Beatz' (as Kaseem Dean) and Sean Garrett
Performed by Eve
Courtesy of Aftermath / Geffen / Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains excerpts from "Blow Your Whistle"
Performed by The Soul Searchers
Courtesy of Avant Garde Enterprises, Inc
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Terrible in every way possible.
27 January 2008 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

A dismal failure of a spoof with only the slightest bit of funny. This dreck breaks all the rules of good spoofing.

1. Be timely. A joke about Ellen in Mr Wrong? Really?

2. Be funny when offensive. Accident prone kid in Scary Movie 3, mildly funny. Assault on a kid by Spartian, not funny.

3. Be subtle sometimes. Not everything has to go to the extreme.

4. Be broad. Go everywhere for your spoofs, not just the same wells over and over.

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY....

5. DON'T EXPLAIN EVERY RIFF AND SOURCE MATERIAL. If you have to tell your audience where it comes from, chances are it's not funny.

The fact that this film is only 60 odd minutes plus one of the longest credit sequences loaded with even more unfunny deleted scenes (seriously can't those wait for the DVD no one should buy either), that's just adding insult to injury.


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