300 movie. While king leonidas and his 300 spartans have their date with destiny at thermopylae another battle against the persians is brewing this time at sea. Like sin city 300 is an ultraviolent tale based on a graphic novel by frank miller. And i was sucked in to the awesomeness of this sequel and have no idea why people hated on it. Sin city author frank millers sweeping take on the historic battle of thermopylae comes to the screen courtesy of dawn of the dead director zack snyder.
Hearing that 300 is based upon a graphic novel which is a pseudo intellectual phrase used to describe a comic book i didnt go out of my way to watch this because the present hollywood movie making factory spends too much time and money bringing these type of stories to the screen. 300 is a 2006 american period action film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by frank miller and lynn varley. In the battle of thermopylae of 480 bc an alliance of greek city states fought the invading persian army in the mountain pass of thermopylae. Like many people i heard all the negative reviews and i put off watching this movie until tonight 7262015.
The fall of the house of. The film was directed by zack snyder while miller served as executive producer and consultant. Vastly outnumbered the greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. The epic graphic novel by frank miller sin city assaults the screen with the blood thunder and awe of its ferocious visual style faithfully recreated in an intense blend of live action and cgi animation.
Theres blood galore as the spartans trained war machines defend their land against xerxes massive persian army. It is based on the frank miller comic mini series xerxes. You are watching now the 300 movie has action fantasy genres and produced in usa with 117 min runtime. Retelling the ancient battle of thermopylae 300 depicts the titanic clash in which king leonidas gerard butler and 300 spartans fought to the death against xerxes rodrigo santoro and.