Are you action fans through and through and just can’t get enough of visually stunning choreographies, bloody carnage, adrenaline-charged moments of tension and bodies of steel? Then you’ll get your money’s worth with Amazon Prime Video, because with the shark tearer “Meg”, Zack Snyder’s “300” and the FSK 18 sequel “300: Rise Of An Empire” the next action-packed movie night is definitely secured.
We can particularly recommend “300” to you, because what Zack Snyder conjured up from Frank Miller’s comic template is visually absolutely groundbreaking. It’s no wonder that the historically-inspired battle record now enjoys something of a cult status. In any case, in the official DashFUN review for “300”, in which the film achieved 4 out of 5 possible stars, you will “bloody two hours of entertainment” promised.
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A beautiful childhood is understood to mean something else: Since he was seven, Spartan Leonidas (Gerard Butler) has had to face tough combat and stress tests. He now reigns as King of Sparta, has a wife (“Game Of Thrones” star Lena Headey) and is a father. After Leonidas has sent a few Persian emissaries to the eternal hunting grounds, bringing offers of Sparta’s submission to the boundlessly narcissistic King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), he sets out with 300 men against the Persian king who is invading in the north, causing a great deal of blood to spill to let.
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The sequel, which cannot keep up with the first part, but is also visually gripping, ties straight into the events of Zack Snyder’s film. After Xerxes’ victory over Leonidas, the Greek capital Athens becomes the brutal ruler’s first target of conquest.
The enemies meet in a bloody naval battle and General Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) faces a very special opponent: Artemisia (Eva Green). She is under the command of Xerxes and her lust for revenge against the Athenians knows no bounds. To stand a chance of victory, Themistocles must join forces with the warriors of Sparta…
While Jason Statham has already dealt with many unusual opponents throughout his career, he is faced with a particularly unusual challenge in “Meg”: namely a 20 meter long shark colossus. In the official DashFUN review, “Meg” got 3 out of 5 stars and can therefore be classified as solid entertainment. In conclusion it says: “Jason Statham rocks, the shark is okay, we could have done without the rest.”
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And that’s what it’s about: After a deep-sea submarine is attacked by a basking shark that was thought to be extinct, the vehicle sinks into the deepest trench in the Pacific and lies there, unable to manoeuvre, on the sea floor. The crew on board is running out of time, so marine explorer Dr. Minway Zhang (Winston Chao) and experienced diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham).
Although Taylor is an expert in deep-sea salvage, years ago he clashed with the primeval basking shark, a so-called megalodon. But together with Dr. Zhang’s daughter Suyin (Bingbing Li), he now has to overcome his fears and bring out the heavy artillery to rush to the rescue of the trapped people…
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