Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.


Physical Description
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer.

Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.


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.

General Note
Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.
Special features: Audio commentary by director Zack Snyder, screenwriter Kurt Johnstad and director of photography Larry Fong.

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.

Personal Subject
Leonidas, King of Sparta, d. 480 B.C.-Drama.
Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 B.C.-Drama.

Subject Term
Tactics -- Drama.
Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C. -- Drama.
Ejercicios y maniobras -- Teatro.

Geographic Term
Greece -- History -- Messenian Wars, 735-460 B.C. -- Drama.
Thermopylae (Greece) -- Drama.
Grecia -- Civilización -- Hasta 146 a.C. -- Teatro.

Adventure films.
Epic films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War films.

Added Author
Butler, Gerard, 1969-
Canton, Mark.
Fassbender, Michael, 1977-
Goldmann, Bernie.
Gordon, Michael B., 1976-
Headey, Lena.
Johnstad, Kurt.
McHattie, Stephen.
Mensah, Peter.
Miller, Frank, 1957- 300.
Nunnari, Gianni.
Pleavin, Andrew, 1968-
Regan, Vincent.
Santoro, Rodrigo, 1975-
Silver, Jeffrey.
Snyder, Zack, 1966-
Tiernan, Andrew, 1965-
Varley, Lynn.
Wenham, David, 1965-
West, Dominic, 1969-
Wisdom, Tom, 1973-

Added Corporate Author
Legendary Pictures.
Virtual Studios.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)

Added Uniform Title
300 (Motion picture)

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