The 300 Spartans (1962)
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as King Leonidas
as Themistocles of Athens
as 1st Delegate
Critic Reviews for The 300 Spartans
As sword-and-sandal films go, 'The 300 Spartans' is a good one, but don't expect hard-edged action and graphic violence of the '300' sort.
The battles seem more realistic because they are done essentially like a stage play in real time. This requires real skill and training.
Tecnicamente eficiente (especialmente no que diz respeito aos figurinos), o filme dilui sua fascinante base histórica em romances proibidos, diálogos superficiais e batalhas desinteressantes.
Audience Reviews for The 300 Spartans
Pretty good story and for its year it wasn't half bad, The action wasn't great and the acting was pretty poor, But I enjoyed it as much as I could.
Never mind the slight slow points and somewhat repetitive battle scenes. This is an original, interesting and entertaining story with very strong characters, fairly good production and directing and surprisinly impressive action sequences. It is a truly underrated and entertaining classic.
It inspired Frank Miller to write and draw "300". That's the only nice thing I can say about this long, dull, pretentious, plodding, and dated epic.
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