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Meet the Spartans (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 January 2008 (USA)
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A spoof of 300 (2006) and many other movies, TV series/shows/commercials, video games and celebrities. King Leonidas of Sparta and his army of 12 go to war against Xerxes of Persia to fight to the death for Sparta's freedom.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Maguire ... Leonidas
Carmen Electra ... Queen Margo
Ken Davitian ... Xerxes
Kevin Sorbo ... Captain
Diedrich Bader ... Traitoro
Method Man ... Persian Emissary
Jareb Dauplaise ... Dilio
Travis Van Winkle ... Sonio
Phil Morris ... Messenger
Jim Piddock ... Loyalist / Simon Cowell Look-a-Like
Nicole Parker ... Paula Abdul Look-a-Like / Britney Spears Look-a-Like / Ellen DeGeneres Look-a-Like / Hunchback Paris
Ike Barinholtz ... Dane Cook Look-a-Like / Bond Villain / Prophet
Crista Flanagan ... Spartan Woman / Ugly Betty Look-a-Like
Hunter Clary ... Leo Jr.
Emily Wilson ... 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

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

As of 2019, this is one of three movies both written and directed by both Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, not to have the word "Movie" in the title. The others are Vampires Suck and The Starving Games. See more »

Goofs

When Queen Margo flips over for her massage, white tape is visible on her breasts. See more »

Quotes

Leonidas: As long as Xerxes doesn't find the secret path to the Hot Gates... their vast numbers won't count for shit!
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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 »

Alternate Versions

An unrated version was released on DVD, which features additional scenes not suitable for a PG-13 rating. See more »

Connections

References 300 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bomb
Written by Ak'Sent (as Krystle Johnson), Verse Simmonds (as Maurice Simmonds) and Shama Joseph
Performed by Ak'Sent
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Imagine Death on Film
26 January 2008 | by charmeleonaireSee all my reviews

I don't know how my brain allowed me to see this picture. I thought it would be like trying to suffocate yourself; your body would just shut down before you could do it. Apparently I was wrong. I sat through this movie and laughed once, and that was during the preview for another movie. There was the odd part where I might have cracked a smile or thought, "This might be funny if..." but there is a very good reason for that. Instead of making good jokes and thoughtful humour, the writers decided to just constantly send an endless stream of jokes at you and hoped one of them made you chuckle. This movie was truly atrocious. You would think after having their last two films be on the bottom 100 of this site, the makers would say, "Lets try something different," but no, it is the exact same as Date Movie and Epic Movie; Bad.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunting and Fishing See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,505,530, 27 January 2008

Gross USA:

$38,233,676

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,897,593
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(unrated)

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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