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Meet the Spartans (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 January 2008 (USA)
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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Cast

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Persian Emissary
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Dilio
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Loyalist / Simon Cowell Look-a-Like
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Dane Cook Look-a-Like / Bond Villain / Prophet
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Spartan Woman / Ugly Betty Look-a-Like
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Leo Jr.
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Lindsay Lohan Look-a-Like
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Prepare to die...laughing. (DVD) See more »

Genres:

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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Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

13 Spartans  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,505,530, 27 January 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,233,676, 1 May 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,646,831, 15 March 2009
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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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Crazy Credits

If you stay half way through the end credits, there are some alternative scenes and outtakes to watch See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Survive
Written by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren (as Frederick Perren)
Produced by Ali Dee
Performed by Cast
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Just awful....just plain awful.
27 January 2008 | by 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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