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300: Rise of an Empire -- Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Zack Snyder (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
7 March 2014 (USA) See more »
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Seize your glory See more »
Plot:
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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1 win & 5 nominations See more »
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End of the original 300 legacy! See more (533 total) »


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Rated R for strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language
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102 min
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA15+ | Brazil:18 (original rating) | Brazil:16 (re-rating on appeal) | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Chile:14 | France:12 (with warning) | Germany:18 | Hong Kong:III | Hong Kong:IIB (cut) | Hungary:16 | India:A (cut) | Ireland:16 | Ireland:15 (DVD rating) | Italy:T | Japan:R15+ | Malaysia:18 (cut) | Mexico:B15 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:15 | Peru:18 | Philippines:R-16 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Spain:16 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:16 | Thailand:15 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #48498)

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Trivia:
Matt Smith was approached for the role of Aesyklos, but declined. The role went to Hans Matheson.See more »
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Anachronisms: (at around 57 mins) When Themistokles returns from the ship of Artemisia telling the others that "The next time that we face her, she's going to bring all of hell with her." he looks to the side and in a close-up his contact lenses are clearly visible.See more »
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[First Lines]
Queen Gorgo:The Oracle's words stand as a warning. A prophecy. Sparta will fall. All of Greece will fall. And Persian fire will reduce Athens to cinder. For Athens is a pile of stone and wood and cloth and dust. And, as dust, will vanish into the wind. Only the Athenians themselves exist, and the fate of the world hangs on their every syllable. Only the Athenians exist and only stout wooden ships can save them. Wooden ships, and a tidal wave of heroes' blood.
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86 out of 156 people found the following review useful.
End of the original 300 legacy!, 9 March 2014
Author: ash-san from India

The film is based as a backdrop to the original 300 storyline and paves a wave for the next part in the franchise but all the way it just drained the legacy of 300. The hero gives uninspiring talks with beats in the background score rising to make the army automatically charged up to start fighting and die... its very nonsensical just like Themistokles saying " Today is the day we water the plants" and with rising music the army responds hu rahhh and they get into the battle.

Zack Snyder after delivering the man of steel just seems to have treated this franchise as a step son by doing the screenplay but giving away the direction at Murro's hands who just couldn't pull it off. The casting of suvillian stapleton as a lead actor who clearly fumbles in dialogue delivery and acting was the biggest stupidity. The only silver lining was Eva Green and she delivered right on the money as expected with lena heady who just has a few scenes.

guess people will just have to watch this part hoping something better will come in the third. So in all a disappointing experience for one of the awaited films in my list of 2014.

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