We all know the classics: Die Hard, The Terminator, Aliens. But how many movies actually qualify as “300” films?
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How many 300 movies are there?
As of June 2017, there have been eleven movies released that could be classified as a “300 movie”. This genre of movie is named after the 2006 film 300, which was based on the graphic novel of the same name by Frank Miller.
The 300 movie genre is characterized by its use of slow motion and stylized violence. These movies typically feature large-scale battles and historical or mythological settings. Many of the films in this genre are adaptations of pre-existing material, such as 300 itself, which was based on the graphic novel of the same name.
The eleven 300 movies that have been released as of June 2017 are listed below, in order of release date:
-300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
-Gods of Egypt (2016)
-War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
-Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
-The Mummy (2017)
-Wonder Woman (2017)
The different 300 movies
The 300 movies are a series of American action films based on the comic book series of the same name by Frank Miller. All three movies were directed by Zack Snyder, while each movie had different writers. The first movie, 300, was released in 2006, and was based on Miller’s graphic novel of the same name. The second movie, 300: Rise of an Empire, was released in 2014, and was based on Miller’s graphic novel prequel, Xerxes. The third movie in the series is 300: Rise of an Empire sequel, which is currently in development.
The characters in 300 movies
The fighting men of the allied armies in World War II numbered in the many millions. There were more than sixteen million American servicemen and women, over three million men from the United Kingdom, more than two million men from the Soviet Union, nearly a million men from France, and tens of thousands of soldiers from Australia, Canada, Poland, New Zealand, South Africa, China, and other countries.
The plot of 300 movies
The plot of the movie is essentially just one big battle scene, with very little character development or story outside of that. Because of this, it can be difficult to get emotionally invested in the film, and it’s easy to get lost if you’re not paying close attention. However, the visuals are absolutely stunning, and the action is non-stop. If you’re a fan of edge-of-your-seat action movies, then 300 is definitely worth checking out.
The setting of 300 movies
300 is a 2006 American epic war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. The film was directed by Zack Snyder, while Miller served as executive producer and consultant. It stars Gerard Butler as King Leonidas of Sparta, Lena Headey as Queen Gorgo, David Wenham as Dilios, Dominic West as Theron, and Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes.
The film’s opening took place in the late 5th century BC, with Persian “Immortals” invading Greece attempting to conquer all of Europe and Asia. A small force of Greeks led by Spartan King Leonidas I leads Themistocles and an Athenian army to block the Persians at Thermopylae Pass, where they are annihilated by a much larger Persian force that outflanks them. Many historians agree that this is a true story.
The cinematography of 300 movies
When it comes to filming historical epics, there are few movies that look as good as the ones in the 300 series. The movies are known for their incredible visuals, and that’s thanks in large part to the cinematography.
The first movie in the series, “300”, was released in 2006. It was directed by Zack Snyder and shot by Larry Fong. The movie tells the story of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC. Snyder used a lot of slow motion and green-screen effects to make the movie look like a graphic novel come to life.
The second movie in the series, “300: Rise of an Empire”, was released in 2014. It was directed by Noam Murro and shot by Simon Duggan. The movie is a prequel/sequel to “300”, and it tells the story of the Battle of Artemisium, which took place at the same time as the Battle of Thermopylae.
The third movie in the series is “300: Rise of an Empire”. It will be released in 2019. It will be directed by Zack Snyder and shot by Larry Fong.
The music of 300 movies
Movie scores and songs can often be as important to a film as the acting or visuals, helping to set the tone, create an atmosphere and convey emotion. Here we take a look at some of the best movie scores and songs of all time, from classic soundtracks like The Godfather and Star Wars to more modern efforts like The Social Network and La La Land.
The reception of 300 movies
300 is a 2007 American epic historical fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. The film was directed by Zack Snyder, while Miller served as executive producer and consultant. It was filmed mostly with a super-imposition chroma key technique, to help duplicate the imagery of the original comic book.
The plot revolves around King Leonidas (Gerard Butler), who leads 300 Spartan soldiers into battle against the Persian “God-King” Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his invading army of more than one million soldiers. As Leonidas faces insurmountable odds, he receives news that his wife Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) has been betrayed by Theron (Dominic West), a advisor to the Spartan council. As the Spartans leave to rescue their queen, they are betrayed by their guide Ephialtes (Andrew Tiernan), who shows Xerxes a secret path through Thermopylae which will allow his army to outflank and destroy the Spartans.
Despite being outnumbered more than four-to-one, Leonidas leads his men in a desperate last stand against Xerxes’ forces. Though they are ultimately defeated, their valor earns them respect from both Xerxes and his Persian general Artemisia I ACTUALLY DIDNT KNOW WHO THAT WAS UNTIL I GOOGLED IT ( Eva Green).
The legacy of 300 movies
The legacy of 300 movies dates back to the early days of cinema. The first 300 movie was released in 1907, and since then, there have been over 100 300 movies made.
300 movies are a special breed of movie. They are designed to be short, sweet, and to the point. They are usually under an hour long, and they often have shorter sequences than regular movies. This makes them perfect for a quick break or for when you don’t have a lot of time to watch a movie.
The 300 movie format was popularized by Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s. Some of the most famous 300 movies include King Kong (1933), The Three Stooges (1934), and The Wizard of Oz (1939). These movies were so popular that they spawned sequels and remakes.
The 300 movie format fell out of favor in the 1940s and 1950s, but it experienced a resurgence in the 1960s and 1970s with movies like Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and Star Wars (1977).
Today, there are hundreds of 300 movies available to watch, from classics like The Three Stooges to modern hits like Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015). So whether you’re looking for a quick break or you’re a die-hard fan of the 300 movie format, there’s sure to be a movie for you.
The influence of 300 movies
There are many influences of 300 movies. Some of them are historical, such as the Battle of Thermopylae and the Persian Wars. Other influences are from popular culture, such as the movie 300 itself.