300 (2006)

Director
Zack Snyder

Main cast
Gerard Butler; Lena Headey; Dominic West; David Wenham; Vincent Regan

Genres
Action, Adventure, War

Description
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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