The 300 Spartans
The 300 Spartans (1962)

A colorful action film about the Battle Of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. in which the Spartans defend themselves for a Persian invasion against overwhelming odds. King Leodinas (Richard Egan) rallies the locals to stop the attack of thousands of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 1, 1962
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

As sword-and-sandal films go, 'The 300 Spartans' is a good one, but don't expect hard-edged action and graphic violence of the '300' sort.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The poor Spartans, all 300 of them, are in a supercilious film.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

The battles seem more realistic because they are done essentially like a stage play in real time. This requires real skill and training.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Tecnicamente eficiente (especialmente no que diz respeito aos figurinos), o filme dilui sua fascinante base histórica em romances proibidos, diálogos superficiais e batalhas desinteressantes.

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jay nixon
strictly cardboard
Duncan Ryan-Ross
It inspired Frank Miller to write and draw "300". That's the only nice thing I can say about this long, dull, pretentious, plodding, and dated… More
Jamie Clarke
Pretty good story and for its year it wasn't half bad, The action wasn't great and the acting was pretty poor, But I enjoyed it as much as I could.
William Goss
An impressive tale hokily rendered.
Cameron Johnson
Never mind the slight slow points and somewhat repetitive battle scenes. This is an original, interesting and entertaining story with very strong characters,… More
Sylvester Kuo
An original film that forsook historical accuracy in favour of cinematography, The 300 Spartans was beautiful epic about the Battle Of Thermopylae. The pace was… More