300 / a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in association with Legendary Pictures and Virtual Studios ; a Mark Canton/Gianni Nunnari production ; a Zack Snyder film ; produced by Gianni Nunnari ; produced by Mark Canton ; produced by Bernie Goldmann, Jeffrey Silver ; screenplay by Zack Snyder & Kurt Johnstad and Michael B. Gordon ; directed by Zack Snyder.
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- ISBN: 1419818007
- ISBN: 9781419818004
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen edition.
- Publisher: [Burbank, CA] ; Warner Entertainment, 
- Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
- Copyright: ©2007
Contents / Notes
|General Note:|| Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: optional audio commentary by director Zack Snyder, screenwriter Kurt Johnstad and director of photography Larry Fong, with optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
|Contents:|| Spartan education -- Messenger from Persia -- Sparta's reply -- The Ephors -- The Oracle -- What should a free man do? -- With or on your shield -- More soldiers than you -- Hunters of men's souls -- Glorious rain -- Fraction of the monster -- Wall of the dead -- Ephialtes' request -- Hot gates battle -- Today no Spartan dies -- Make Theron your ally -- Meeting Xerxes -- Immortals put to the test -- Über immortal's fall -- Numbers count for nothing -- Blood-drunk -- Betrayer's bargain -- Queen's bargain -- Prepare for glory -- Tell them our story -- Trickster in true form -- Victory in surrender -- Fallen heroes -- Go tell the Spartans.
|Creation/Production Credits:|| Director of photography, Larry Fong ; editor, William Hoy ; music, Tyler Bates ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, James Bissell ; visual effects supervisor, Chris Watts.
|Participant or Performer:|| Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Peter Mensah, Stephen McHattie.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks.
|Target Audience:|| MPAA rating: R; graphic battle sequences throughout, some sexuality and nudity.
|System Details:|| DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction:|| This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
|Language:|| English (Dolby 5.1,. Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.