The 300 Spartans

The 300 Spartans (1962)

  • Genre: History, War, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1962-08-01
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 123 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Rudolph Maté
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From 123 Ratings


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.

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  • Richard Egan

    as King Leonidas
  • Ralph Richardson

    as Themistocles of Athens
  • Diane Baker

    as Ellas
  • Barry Coe

    as Phylon
  • David Farrar

    as Xerxes
  • Anne Wakefield

    as Artemisa
  • Donald Houston

    as Hydarnes
  • Anna Synodinou

    as Gorgo
  • Robert Brown

    as Pentheus
  • Laurence Naismith

    as First Delegate
  • Ivan Triesault

    as Demaratus
  • Charles Fawcett

    as Megistias
  • Michalis Nikolinakos

    as Myron
  • Sandro Giglio

    as Xenathon
  • Anna Raftopoulou

    as Toris
  • Dimos Starenios

    as Samos
  • Yorgos Moutsios

    as Demophilus of Thespiae
  • Nikos Papakonstantinou

    as Grellas
  • Kostas Baladimas

  • Zannino

  • Kieron Moore

    as Ephialtes
  • John Crawford

    as Agathon the Spartan Spy
Writing Remigio Del Grosso Writer
Directing Rudolph Maté Director
Writing Gian Paolo Callegari Writer
Camera Geoffrey Unsworth Director of Photography
Sound Manos Hatzidakis Original Music Composer