300 [videorecording] /
by Nunnari, Gianni; Canton, Mark; Goldmann, Bernie; Silver, Jeffrey; Snyder, Zack; Johnstad, Kurt; Gordon, Michael B; Butler, Gerard; Headey, Lena; Wenham, David; West, Dominic; Regan, Vincent; Fassbender, Michael; Wisdom, Tom; Pleavin, Andrew; Tiernan, Andrew; Santoro, Rodrigo; Mensah, Peter; McHattie, Stephen; Varley, Lynn; Miller, Frank; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Legendary Pictures; Virtual Studios; Warner Home Video (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419818007 :; 9781419818004.Language note: English (Dolby 5.1,. Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.Title notes: $19.99 (g) 4/1/2013 (cw)Other title: Three-hundred.Uniform titles: 300 (Motion picture).Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C. -- Drama | Greece -- History -- Messenian Wars, 735-460 B.C. -- Drama | Tactics -- Drama | Leonidas, King of Sparta, d. 480 B.C. -- Drama | Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 B.C. -- Drama | Thermopylae (Greece) -- Drama | Grecia -- Civilización -- Hasta 146 a.C. -- Teatro | Ejercicios y maniobras -- Teatro | Ejercicios -- maniobras -- Teatro | Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C. -- Drama | Greece -- History -- Messenian Wars, 735-460 B.C. -- Drama | Tactics -- Drama | Leonidas, King of Sparta, d. 480 B.C. -- Drama | Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 B.C. -- Drama | Thermopylae (Greece) -- Drama | DVD-Video discs | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | War -- Feature | Historical -- Feature | Adventure and adventurers -- Feature | Feature films | Epic films | War films | Historical films | Action and adventure films | Epic films | Feature films | War films | Historical films | Adventure films | Historical films | War films | Action and adventure films | Film adaptations | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature films | War -- Feature | Historical -- Feature | Adventure -- Feature
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Sin City author Frank Miller's sweeping take on the historic Battle of Thermopylae comes to the screen courtesy of Dawn of the Dead director Zack Snyder. Gerard Butler stars as Spartan King Leonidas and Lena Headey plays Queen Gorgo. The massive army of the Persian Empire is sweeping across the globe, crushing every force that dares stand in its path. When a Persian envoy arrives in Sparta offering King Leonidas power over all of Greece if he will only bow to the will of the all powerful Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), the strong-willed leader assembles a small army comprised of his empire's best fighters and marches off to battle. Though they have virtually no hope of defeating Xerxes' intimidating battalion, Leonidas' men soldier on, intent on letting it be known they will bow to no man but their king. Meanwhile, back in Sparta, the loyal Queen Gorgo attempts to convince both the skeptical council and the devious Theron (Dominic West) to send more troops despite the fact that many view Leonidas' unsanctioned war march as a serious transgression. As Xerxes' fearsome "immortals" draw near, a few noble Greeks vow to assist the Spartans on the battlefield. When King Leonidas and his 300 Spartan warriors fell to the overwhelming Persian army at the Battle of Thermopylae, the fearless actions of the noble fighters inspired all of Greece to stand up against their Persian enemy and wage the battle that would ultimately give birth to the modern concept of democracy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
$19.99 (g) 4/1/2013 (cw)
DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer.
English (Dolby 5.1,. Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Peter Mensah, Stephen McHattie.
Director of photography, Larry Fong ; editor, William Hoy ; music, Tyler Bates ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, James Bissell ; visual effects supervisor, Chris Watts.
Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
MPAA rating: R; graphic battle sequences throughout, some sexuality and nudity.
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.
Special features: Audio commentary by director Zack Snyder, screenwriter Kurt Johnstad and director of photography Larry Fong.
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.