300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
2.45 Stars

rated-r-white  | 102 minutes

Seize your glory

While King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans have their date with destiny at Thermopylae, another battle against the Persians is brewing, this time at sea. Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton), a Greek general, sees the threat posed by the God-King Xerxes of Persia. He knows that he must unite all of Greece if he is to stand any chance of repelling the Persian invasion. Even if he accomplishes his mission, Themistocles must still face Artemisia (Eva Green), the ruthless leader of the Persian armada.

Directed by Noam Murro

Based on the graphic novel “Xerxes” by Frank Miller.

Queen Gorgo
King Darius

MPAA Rated R Restricted for strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language


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300: Rise of an Empire was released on March 7, 2014 and spent a total of twelve weeks (84 days) in theaters.

Production Budget
Estimated Budget $110 million
Box Office Revenue
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office
Worldwide Box Office $337,580,051

A Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures presentation of a Cruel and Unusual Films and Mark Canton/Gianni Nunnari production.

Sullivan StapletonSullivan Stapleton was born June 14, 1977 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his roles in Animal Kingdom (2010), Gangster Squad (2013) and Blindspot (TV series).
Eva GreenEva Green was born July 6, 1980 in Paris, France. She is known for her roles in Casino Royale (2016), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) and Penny Dreadful (TV series).
Lena HeadeyLena Heady was born October 3, 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda. She is known for her roles in Dredd (2012), The Purge (2013) and Game of Thrones (TV series).
Hans MathesonHans Matheson was born August 7, 1975 in Stornaway, Scotland. He is known for his roles in Sherlock Holmes (2009), Clash of the Titans (2010) and Doctor Zhivago (TV mini-series).
Callan MulveyCallan Mulvey was born February 23, 1975 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is known for his roles in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Rush (TV series).
David WenhamDavid Wenham was born September 21, 1965 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for his roles in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), Van Helsing (2004) and Public Enemies (2009).
Rodrigo SantoroRodrigo Santoro was born August 22, 1975 in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is known for his roles in Love Actually (2003), Focus (2015) and I Love You Phillip Morris (2009).
Jack O'ConnellJack O’Connell was born August 1, 1990 in Derby, England. He is known for his roles in Starred Up (2013), Unbroken (2014) and Harry Brown (2009).
Andrew TiernanAndrew Tiernan was November 30, 1965 in Ladywood, Birmingham, England. He is known for his roles in The Pianist (2002), Mr. Nice (2010) and Autómata (2014).
Igal NaorIgal Naor was born on June 25, 1958 in Givatayim, Israel. He is known for his roles in Munich (2005), Green Zone (2010) and Rendition (2007).
Andrew PleavinAndrew Pleavin was born April 13, 1968 in London, England. He is known for his roles in Blood: The Last Vampire (2009), Witchville (2010) and Attack of the Gryphon (2007).