300 (2007) Synopsis
Badly outnumbered Spartan warriors clash with the Persian army at the Battle of Thermopylae.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Significantly, this hyper-stylization of 300 is limited to its visuals. The performances are played straight, and this combination --...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's impossible not to be moved by its nearly nonstop visual assault.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
It may not be by-the-book history -- a relative term in any event, when discussing the ancients whose worldview embraced men, gods and...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Look, but don't be touched: There is much to see but little to remember in this telling of a battle we are meant never to forget.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
300 is a movie blood-drunk on its own artful excess. Guys of all ages and sexes won't be able to resist it.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
In epic battle scenes where he combines breathtaking and fluid choreography, gorgeous 3-D drawings and hundreds of visual effects, director...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The action epic 300 is so overblown, overheated and over the top that on some level, it's fun to get caught up in the operatic dizziness of...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
300 is "Gladiator" for the gamer set.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
There's a stale, synthetic airlessness about the movie. Imagine a large cast trapped in a series of spectacular screensavers. It could be...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
300 presents a dual clash of civilizations. An action adventure that pits thousands of Persians against 300 brave Spartans at the Battle of...
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Five Word Review

By ggbull
spartans go to against persions...

an awseome action movie to enjoy!!!!!!!!!

By xxkarmaxx
This is an awesome action movie with great battles and more. I enjoyed it a lot!!...

Not worth it

By musicfreak
I don't know why everyone liked this movie. The lighting was horrible, the graphics and special effects were extremely cheesy and unrealistic, the story was stupid, everything was overexaggerated,...

Shoulda go see anda see ita

By rstear
A wonderful movie for little kids! I took my 3 and 5 year olds and they seemed to enjoy it. At least, I’m pretty sure they did. Neither one of them said too much afterward. In fact neither of...

It's a little late, but...

By ink11011
This movie was the best I have seen all year. I saw this movie at midnight the night before it came out and I had a blast. Like always I went in with low expection and I just could not have been...


By lilithofedom
I dont know if my review will be according to how the movie really is. I went to the IMAX theater to watch it. If anyone gets a chance to watch it in IMAX i totally suggest you go. I loved every...

Best film of 2007 thus far!

By sethrich
"A new age has come, an age of freedom. And all will know that 300 Spartans gave their last breath to defend it." This is easily the best film of 2007 thus far, and quite possibly the best in the...

Very violent.

By marylandmoviegoers
Not much plot here, just a couple hours of very violoent battles....

rent at home if you really want to watch it

By gudtimes
Not worth the effort to watch it in the theater. Stay at home and rent it if you really want to see it....

Best movie ever!!!

By Ilenerenee
I love going to movies but this beats them all. It is now my favorite movie of all time. I have seen this movie four times and I am going to see it again while it is still in theaters. I love how...

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Rated R | For graphic battle sequences throughout, some sexuality and nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Bloody, fanboyish retelling of an ancient battle.
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