• Released
  • January 25, 2008
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 24 min
  • Comedy
  • 5,071 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Thirteen strapping warriors must protect their homeland from invading Persians and bad punch-lines.

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Entertainment Weekly

Less classic Mel Brooks than middling "Best Week Ever."
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38

Boston Globe

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The best thing in Meet the Spartans is the swift kick in the bombast it delivers to the oh-no-not-us homoeroticism of "300."
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25

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The musical number that runs during the closing credits funnier than anything that precedes it, which isn't saying much.
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Writer-directors Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer basically reprise the tired formula from their earlier efforts, which is to throw in as...
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20

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Overkill is what Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer do best: as the uncontested titans of the parody genre (with fingers in everything from...
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20

L.A. Weekly

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Meet the Spartans is a mild improvement over their "Epic Movie," which is like saying that a debilitating fever is more fun than...
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10

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Lazy, lame and painfully unfunny, Meet the Spartans is yet another scrambled-genre parody.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Kimberley Jones
Hey, guys, when you repurpose a disco hit to poke fun at gay men, not only do you look like assholes, you look like assholes who rip their...
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0

Film Threat

It’s rare that a movie makes me ill these days, and it’s rare that I can see a movie and hate the people behind it with such abhorrence,...
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0

Village Voice

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Witless, tasteless, formless spoof.
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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Dumb, raunchy comedy is a tired spoof attempt.
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