Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy, and mortal-turned-god Xerxes marshal their forces for an assault on a fractured Greece. General Themistokles leads the impassioned defence that will change the course of the conflict.
As the Reich prepares to fall, Hitler orders his army to destroy the priceless artworks they have plundered. President Roosevelt sanctions Frank Stokes to lead a platoon behind enemy lines to save these stolen treasures.
One-time dance champion Bruce Garrett learns that his new boss Julia loves to salsa so he nervously heads back to the dance floor in the company of outrageously camp buddy Bejan to sashay into her affections.
Arbor and his best mate Swifty struggle to fit in at school. During one encounter with bullies, Arbor loses his temper, leading to expulsion for both boys. Prospects are bleak so the lads become scrap dealers to earn money for their families.