300 movie. Vastly outnumbered the greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. 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.
The fall of the house of. Like many people i heard all the negative reviews and i put off watching this movie until tonight 7262015. Rise of an empire is a 2014 american period action film directed by noam murroit is a sequel to the 2006 film 300 taking place before during and after the main events of that film very loosely based on the battle of artemisium and the battle of salamis with considerable altering of historical facts. 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.
Themistocles sullivan stapleton a greek. 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 sin city 300 is an ultraviolent tale based on a graphic novel by frank miller. Theres blood galore as the spartans trained war machines defend their land against xerxes massive persian army.
You are watching now the 300 movie has action fantasy genres and produced in usa with 117 min runtime. 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. 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. It is based on the frank miller comic mini series xerxes.