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In calling the site of the battle "the Hot Gates", the film uses the literal translation of the name "Thermopylae" ("hot gateway"). The name refers to the hot springs that are found nearby.
When the boy was born, like all Spartans, he was inspected.
During the ending of the fight with the immortals, Leonidas' helmet has a coat of hair on top (probably to mark his status as the king). In the next scene, while he kills the immortals, he is wearing an ordinary helmet.
The opening Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures and Virtual Studios logos are made of stone and appear in front of a brown, cloudy sky.
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