Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.
|Companies||Warner Bros. Pictures, Virtual Studios, Legendary Pictures, Hollywood Gang Productions, Atmosphere Entertainment MM, Nimar Studios, Cruel & Unusual Films, Mel's Cite du Cinema|
|Countries||Bulgaria, Canada, United States of America|
|Keywords||evisceration, javelin, shield, army, epic, ancient world, based on graphic novel, ancient greece, s.a.t., warrior, sparta greece, 5th century bc|