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.
- Year: 2007
- Country: Bulgaria, Canada, United States of America
- Genre: Action, Adventure, War
- Studio: Virtual Studios, Legendary Pictures, Hollywood Gang Productions, Atmosphere Entertainment MM, Nimar Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, Cruel & Unusual Films
- Keyword: epic, army, narration, blood splatter, gore, based on comic, sword fight, massacre, ancient world, based on graphic novel, ancient greece, warrior, ancient warfare, sparta greece, 5th century bc, war, male protagonist, bloody death, sparta, spartans, battle of thermopylae, god king, battle axe
- Director: Zack Snyder
- Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender