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Meet the Spartans (R1) in June

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Meet the Spartans on 3rd June 2008. The latest spoof comedy from the writing and directing team behind Date Movie and Epic Movie primarily targets 300 as it follows the journey of Leonidas, the King of Sparta. When his kingdom is challenged by the powerful Xerxes, Leonidas must recruit some of his strongest soldiers; which unfortunately leaves him with 13 (not 300) of the not-so-finest. Armed with nothing but leather underwear and a flowing red cape, Leonidas leads his ragtag army to defend their homeland, delivering send-ups of motion picture heavyweights including Ghost Rider, Transformers, Spider-Man 3 and Casino Royale, as well as tackling such pop culture television staples as “American Idol,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Ugly Betty” and “Deal or No Deal.”

Available in theatrical rated and unrated versions ($29.98 SRP each) the former is barebones presenting the film in both widescreen and full screen on a double-sided disc. The Unrated “Pit of Death” Edition is widescreen only and includes the following extras:

  • Audio commentary by the cast and crew
  • Know Your Spartans Pop Culture set-top trivia game
  • Gag Reel
  • Meet The Spartans: The Music featurette
  • Prepare For Thrusting featurette
  • Tour The Set With Ike Barinholtz
  • Theatrical Trailers

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