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.
- Genre: Action, Adventure, War
- Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Virtual Studios, Legendary Pictures, Hollywood Gang Productions, Atmosphere Entertainment MM, Nimar Studios, Cruel & Unusual Films, Mel's Cite du Cinema
- Keyword: evisceration, javelin, shield, army, epic, based on comic, ancient world, based on graphic novel, ancient greece, s.a.t., warrior, sparta greece, 5th century bc
- Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender