Meet the Spartans parents guide

Meet the Spartans

Overall D

Meet the Spartans is a spoof of many popular movies, but most especially the film 300. From the creators of Epic Movie, Date Movie and the Scary Movie franchise, this title carries on the same tradition of crude humor.

Release date January 24, 2008

Violence D+
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

Why is Meet the Spartans rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Meet the Spartans PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence

Run Time: 86 minutes

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Meet the Spartans
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Meet the Spartans rated PG-13? Meet the Spartans is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content throughout, language and some comic violence

Scenes of characters discarding unwanted babies on a pile of skulls and pushing unwelcome guests into a well introduce this film’s type of crude humor. Children are also severely beaten, shot at, chased with a chainsaw and exposed to other forms of abuse all in a comedic vein. In war, soldiers are run through with weapons, shot, beheaded, kicked in the groin and repeatedly beaten with a crowbar. Blatant sexual content includes bare buttocks, computer distorted nudity, skimpy clothing, animal copulation and passionate exchanges along with scarcely concealed genitals. Explicit sensual comments, profanities, derogatory statements and sexual-orientation jokes are also frequently used in the script.

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Meet the Spartans
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Sexual Content.
Alberta 14A Crude Content.
Manitoba 14A Crude Content.-----
Ontario 14A Nudity, Violence, Crude Content.
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Meet the Spartans is directed by and stars Kevin Sorbo, Carmen Electra, Method Man.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Meet the Spartans movie is June 2, 2008. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 3 June 2008

Meet The Spartans releases to DVD in both a rated and unrated version. The rated theatrical cut is presented in wide and full screen on a flipper disc with no additional bonus materials. The unrated Pit of Death edition is available only in widescreen, with the following extras: an audio commentary by the cast and crew, Know Your Spartans Pop Culture trivia game, a gag reel, theatrical trailers, and three featurettes (The Spartans: The Music, Prepare For Thrusting and Tour The Set With Ike Barinholtz). Both provide audio tacks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

Only the unrated Pit of Death version of Meet The Spartans is releasing to Blu-ray Disc. Presented in widescreen, it offers all the bonus extras of the unrated DVD, plus an on-screen trivia track and two interactive games (Celebrity Kickoff and Super Pit of Death Ultimate Tactical Battle Challenge).The disc is presented on a 25GB single-layer disc authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio and Spanish / French Dolby Surround.

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If you like spoofs, but are looking for something a little less rude and demeaning, try Galaxy Quest (which pokes fun at the popularity of the Star Trek franchise) and Shrek (which plays with fairytale characters).