Meet the Spartans
Meet the Spartans (2008)

From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2008
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Critic Score: 2% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A tired, unfunny, offensive waste of time, Meet the Spartans scrapes the bottom of the cinematic barrel.

Clark Collis
Entertainment Weekly

The result in Meet the Spartans is less classic Mel Brooks than middling Best Week Ever.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

It's so bad even Carmen Electra should be embarrassed.

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Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

Meet The Spartans? For those unlucky enough to be lured into the cinema, there's every chance you'll be wanting to meet your maker instead.

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Josh Levin

This was the worst movie I've ever seen, so bad that I hesitate to label it a 'movie' and thus reflect shame upon the entire medium of film.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

It's a MADtv or Saturday Night Live sketch dressed up in feature-length clothing. It's way too much of an OK thing. And the way-too-much-ness goes on and on.

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Dave White

Because this movie was written for 10-year-olds, it assumes that those 10-year-olds are the stupidest 10-year-olds alive.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

I'm moving to Europe.

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Steven Hyden
AV Club

While there's enough comedic material there for as many as three somewhat tolerable minutes of MADtv, Meet The Spartans gamely alternates between unfunny gay jokes and violent pratfalls for a good 80 minutes.

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Kevin A. Ranson

What does it say about a film with an hour running time that has twenty minutes of outtakes after the credits to reach theatrical length? Very little that's positive.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
OOOOOK this is crap, pure crap, yet there are some scenes which are funny and do work quite well. The amazing thing is some scenes do look pretty good and are… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
these movie movies take every un-funny girl from mad tv who thinks shes just hilarious and put them in something thats supposed to be funny just because its… More
Directors Cat
The piece of cinematic diarrhoea that is "Meet the Spartans" was not worth the effort it took to make this review. This is quite possibly… More
Jim Careter
Who would pay to see this shit???
Christopher Heim
Only five percent of the movie is an actual 300 parody, the other ninety five percent are stale pop culture references and unfunny comedy.
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