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"Meet the Spartans" is yet another scrambled-genre parody from Jason Emissary - Method Man Dilio - Jareb Dauplaise Sonio - Travis Van Winkle editor, Peck Prior; music, Christopher Lennertz; music supervisors, Dave. Meet the Spartans is a American parody film directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Music by, Christopher Lennertz The Queen then battles Traitoro in a parody of Spider-Man 3 and defeats him using a dust buster. as Leo Jr. Phil Morris as Messenger; Method Man as Persian Emissary; Ryan Fraley as Brad Pitt. If you think RZA's The Man with the Iron Fists album is dope, you haven't RZA's Wu-Tang colleagues Ghostface Killah, Method Man, and Raekwon, . likes of Scary Movie and Meet the Spartans, the reasonably funny High.
These parts were actually decently funny in the context of realizing, of course, that this was intended to be fairly low brow spoof from the get go.
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Lastly were the constant flow of celebrity look-a-likes, some so bad you could only tell who they were when they were identified, usually by Leonidas, by name. The best of these had to be Nicole Parker's many roles: Ironically, Carmen Electra, who's been a few too many of these spoof now to force one to wonder if she is spoofing or not anymore, really does a decent job with this relatively non-spoofy role. Likewise for Kevin Sorbo who spends much of the film looking actually quite dignified.
Sean Maguire, however, really owns this film in some surprisingly good ways. First, something about the costume, hair, and beard change a man. It happened to Gerard Butler in the real and it happens to Sean Maguire here.
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Maguire makes the character work because he absolutely takes himself as seriously as Butler did. He never wavers, never loses it, not even when the men are holding hands skipping off to battle two by two. Just guessing, but there must be a great gag reel floating around out there somewhere for there's no way these actors kept a straight face during many of the takes.
It would have been torture. In working to perfect this genre and own it, this is Seltz-berg's best attempt yet. They still suffer from over-do-it-itis, but their concept of the craft seems to be getting 'smarter'.
The jokes and stabs are a bit more relevant and ironic beginning a slight approach more toward real satire and away from Not Another Teen Comedy. One still has to wonder what these guys would produce if they sat down now and really worked on their own film with their own characters and ideas?
Maybe it would be better than their spoofs. Xerxes Ken Davitianimpressed, personally approaches Leonidas and attempts to bribe him with a trip to the Palms Hotel and Casino. Leonidas declines, and the Spartans face the Persian army in a " Yo Momma " fight, which the Spartans win, but Dilio has his eyes scratched out and wanders away.
Hilton decides to betray the Spartans and reveals the location of the goat path to Xerxes in return for various gifts and for having her deformed hump removed.
Xerxes meets the twelve remaining Spartans and the war begins. Meanwhile, back in Sparta, Queen Margo has several confrontations with Traitoro, as he is the vital vote in sending more troops to assist her husband. Following her address to the Council, Traitoro publicly betrays the Queen.
The Queen then battles Traitoro in a parody of Spider-Man 3 and defeats him using a dust buster.
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With Traitoro's deceit exposed, the council is united with the queen. At the Battle of Thermopylaethe Persians introduce their secret weapons, Ghost Rider and Rocky Balboawho kills Sonio with a decapitating uppercut. Captain avenges him with Botox poisoning before being struck down by Xerxes. Leonidas pursues Xerxes and plays Grand Theft Auto: Managing to find the " Transformer Cube ", Xerxes uses it in a car to become Xerxestron and shows off his powers to access the " Leave Britney Alone!
However, Xerxestron accidentally trips on his extension cord and falls on Leonidas and the surviving Spartans, apparently killing them.
The blind Dilio eventually returns to Sparta to tell of Leonidas' final moments. A year later, Dilio leads a larger Spartan force to defeat the Persians, but the blind warrior ends up going the wrong way. They end up in Malibuwhere they knock Lindsay Lohan down as she is leaving rehab again.