I just recently saw the movie 300 for the first time. It's a visual feast, full of blood and violence and action and...uh, adult situations. It's basically "TESTOSTERONE: THE MOVIE".
The film is an adaptation of the graphic novel 300 by Frank Miller. 300 is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae in which Leonidas, King of the Spartans rallies 300 fierce and noble Spartans to fight to against the vast Persian Empire.
But why only 300 Spartans? Why not 301? Is there a reason one more man couldn't be included? Turns out it's because he's this guy: