Meet the Spartans (2008)
|Rating:||PG-13 (for crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence)|
|Directed By:||Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer|
|Written By:||Aaron Seltzer, Jason Friedberg|
|In Theaters:||Jan 25, 2008 Wide|
|On DVD:||Jun 3, 2008|
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as Queen Margo
as Loyalist/Simon Cowel...
as Persian Emissary
as Britiney Spears/Pari...
as Dane Cook/Bond Villa...
as Spartan Woman/Ugly B...
as Leo Jr.
as Lindsay Lohan
as Tom Cruise
as Urban Girl
as Urban Kid No.1
as Urban Kid No.2
as Donald Trump
as Tyra Banks
as Ms. Jay
as 10-Year-Old Leonidas
as Brad Pitt
as Angelina Jolie
as President Bush
as Rocky Balboa/Rambo
as Ryan Seacrest
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Critic Reviews for Meet the Spartans
The result in Meet the Spartans is less classic Mel Brooks than middling Best Week Ever.
This was the worst movie I've ever seen, so bad that I hesitate to label it a 'movie' and thus reflect shame upon the entire medium of film.
Meet The Spartans? For those unlucky enough to be lured into the cinema, there's every chance you'll be wanting to meet your maker instead.
Audience Reviews for Meet the Spartans
OOOOOK this is crap, pure crap, yet there are some scenes which are funny and do work quite well. The amazing thing is some scenes do look pretty good and are worthy of the actual film they are taking the piss out of, to a degree. But the main problem with some spoofs today is they are too spoofy/extreme, too utterly stupid, classic spoofs like 'Naked Gun' and 'Airplane' are daft but they still have a core story and you can follow it.
Also the jokes are not just abstract and meaningless they do blend with the main idea and follow the story or match the sequences, these modern spoofs are just too ridiculous. As for Carmen Electra...getting old now and Maguire wasn't too bad actually, beats his 'Eastenders' shit and he does look the part amazingly!.
The piece of cinematic diarrhoea that is "Meet the Spartans" was not worth the effort it took to make this review. This is quite possibly the only movie i've seen where i've turned it off before I even got half way into the film. Looking back on the experience I wish I had never even started. I remember probably one laugh in what i'd call the worst parody film ever. And thats coming from someone who hasn't even seen the movie it's taking the mick out of (300).
Only five percent of the movie is an actual 300 parody, the other ninety five percent are stale pop culture references and unfunny comedy.
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