Sparta movies

List of the best movies about Sparta and Spartans according to visitors: 300: Rise of an Empire, 300, Spartacus, The 300 Spartans, Spartacus
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, military
CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Kings
PlotConfrontation, Adventure, Revenge, Sea battles
PlaceShips, Sparta
StyleHeavy, Exciting, For men

Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. "300: Rise of an Empire" pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

300 (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, military
StyleFor men

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.

Spartacus (2004)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, drama, history

Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an Ethiopian warrior, Draba, Spartacus leads a slave uprising which threatens Rome's status quo. As Spartacus gains sympathy within the Roman Senate, he also makes a powerful enemy in form of Marcus Lucinius Crassus, who makes it a matter of personal honor to crush the rebellion.

The 300 Spartans (1962)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Warriors, Military
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, War
PlaceSparta, Greece
StyleHeavy, Exciting, For men

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.

Spartacus (1960)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
PlotAdventure, War, Intrigue, Freedom, Slavery, Uprising
PlaceSparta, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Tense

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.