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Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.

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Directed by

Zack Snyder

Written by

Zack Snyder (Screenplay)
Kurt Johnstad (Screenplay)
Michael B. Gordon (Screenplay)
Lynn Varley (Graphic Novel)
Frank Miller (Graphic Novel)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Spartans, prepare for glory!

Cast

Keywords

army ancient greece warrior based on graphic novel minions ancient world javelin evisceration shield s.a.t. sparta greece 5th century bc

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Lists

#337 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#877 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?