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300: Rise of an Empire [DVD] [2014]

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Release Date:06/24/2014
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    93% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1520 out of 1637)

    Special Features


    • Disc 2: Special Features -
    • Discover how the historic battles of 300 and 300: Rise of an Empire converged to create 3 days in hell!
    • Bringing the war machine to the water in Taking the Battle to Sea
    • Meet the military geniuses and vengeful queens who changed history in Real Leaders & Legends and Women Warriors
    • Witness the physical, mental and performance challenges of Becoming A Warrior

    Synopsis


    300: Rise of an Empire
    Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) assembles his troops to fend off an invading Persian army led by the immortal Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and the vindictive Persian navy commander Artemisia (Eva Green) in this sequel to 300 based on the graphic novel Xerses by Frank Miller. In the wake of the Persians' victory over King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans, the God King Xerxes (Santoro) appears poised to conquer Greece. As the ruthless Artemisia (Eva Green) assembles a massive fleet of ships and sets sail for conquest, Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) strives to rally his countrymen to fight for freedom, and he manages to gain the upper hand over the invaders by confronting them at sea. Meanwhile, Leonidas' former advisor and wife Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) is reluctant to sacrifice any more Spartans in a fight that appears to be unwinnable. When the Greeks enjoy an early victory over Artemisia and her soldiers, however, it appears that Themistokles' unconventional tactics are more effective than the Persian Empire's formidable brawn. But later, after Artemisia's attempt to seduce Themistokles to her side proves unsuccessful, the spurned naval commander deals a devastating blow to her Greek opponents. In the aftermath of that skirmish, Themistokles is presumed dead and Athens falls. The Persian Empire seems on the verge of victory, though when Xerxes and Artemisia learn that Themistokles lives, they realize the fight won't be over until he takes his final breath. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Sullivan Stapleton
      Sullivan Stapleton - Themistokles
    • Eva Green
      Eva Green - Artemisia
    • Lena Headey
      Lena Headey - Gorgo
    • Rodrigo Santoro
      Rodrigo Santoro - Xerxes
    • David Wenham
      David Wenham - Dilios




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