300 2006

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.

Spoilers for 300

Submitted by: jarllyng

The Spartans sacrifice themselves and everybody thought this was damn good CGI at the time. But not anymore.