Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Bloody, fanboyish retelling of an ancient battle.

R 2007 117 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 83 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 156 reviews

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age 17+

It's soooooo heavy handed

It's all here. The slo-mo and the ethereal singing that almost works here is completely overdone in the Snyder Justice League cut. 300 is heavy-handed in its set up, its narration, its cinematography, slo-mo, score and in crazed eyes views of Butler, over and over again. It all feels too obvious and too much in a film that is chock-full of stuff: props, yells, and gratuitous blood. There is enough splatter in this film to keep post-production busy for a long time. I cannot say it is all worth it, but considering it's popularity it is worth a gander.
age 17+

Amazing, well-made film!

I was amazed by this film! It looked realistic and believable! I do not know how the filmmakers of this movie made it, but it had a lot of great acting, set designs, and special effects. I want to work in filmmaking when I grow up, and I would love to learn how to make films like this one! I especially love the battle scenes and the scene where Leonidas meets Xerxes. It looked like a regular man (Leonidas) talking to a giant (Xerxes). I love all they did with the appearance of Xerxes and I love the way his voice sounds, too. Everything about Xerxes makes him intimidating. Very well-done, but it has some bloody violence and explicit sex. Despite all of this, this is a must-see for anyone who likes war and gladiator movies!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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