You don't have to know much about the historical
points in this story.
300 is intended to entertain rather than give you a history
There's actually something for everyone.
The guys will love the action; science fiction fans will be more
than pleased with creepy creatures with bodies more twisted than
their minds; and the ladies will like all the guys on the screen.
Remember, heads will roll, limbs will fly
in all directions, but the presentation results in a mighty fine
fun time at the movies.
If you like gratuitous violence, nudity,
and -- oh yeah -- did I mention violence, then do I have a movie
It's a tale of heroism from 480 B.C., as
300 takes the leap from graphic novel to big-screen spectacle.
Loosely based on the Battle of Thermopylae,
where the Spartans were outnumbered 100 to one, it's an intense,
beautiful, and sometimes bewildering trip into history and
the mind of illustrator Frank Miller.
This is the age-old tale of 300 Spartans'
last stand, when they decided to take on the massive invading
The movie has an actual historical cause
or reason, and when the outnumbered Spartans fought to their
deaths, they inspired the rest of Greece to unite in defeating
This bloody battle is as good as any in
the history of warfare and nation-building.