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With soaring photography that circles from above then swoops in for the action, TROY is Wolfgang Petersen's majestic presentation of... Read More
With soaring photography that circles from above then swoops in for the action, TROY is Wolfgang Petersen's majestic presentation of the classic Greek legend. It tells the story of an epic battle over Helen (Diane Kruger), the queen of Sparta, who is kidnapped by her lover Paris (Orlando Bloom), the prince of Troy. This infuriates Helen's husband Menelaus (Brendan Gleeson), whose brother Agamemnon (Brian Cox) convinces him to invade Troy. They recruit Achilles (Brad Pitt), the best warrior in Greece, whose bravery, quick feet, and remarkable swordsmanship (not to mention tanned biceps, short kilts, and blond locks) have earned him a reputation that is almost as impressive as his ego. Achilles agrees to fight for Sparta, if only for the fame it will bring him. Even Achilles's mother, in a touching scene, advises him to forget mortal achievements and become a hero who will be remembered throughout history. Along with the invasion of Troy, a series of duels must also be fought: Paris, who is heartbreaking i... Minimize
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86 Reviews from Epinions.com
May 14, 2004
The Anger of Achilles: Troy
Pros: Story, Direction, Acting, Photography, Score
Cons: Doesn't follow the book exactly. Is that a con?
A well done adaptation of a very complex story. See Troy! Read More at Epinions.com
May 14, 2004
Not_a_classic, but a damn good film - and I should be in bed right now...
Pros: Most of the cast (especially Eric Bana), script, SFX
Cons: Slightly too long, weak performances by Bloom and Bean
I don't think you'll regret going to see it. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 9, 2005
TROY - Another Great Film By Wolfgang Petersen!
Pros: Some great acting, awesome special effects and good character development!
Cons: Maybe too long for some but not me.
A great movie with a little bit of everything from war to romance. Read More at Epinions.com
May 18, 2004
TROY: Lo, how the mighty hath fallen!
Pros: Story, acting, and the music.
Cons: Be prepared for a nearly-3-hour sitting enduro.
A good fit for Pitt, Sean Bean should also be seen. Read More at Epinions.com
May 20, 2004
Troy summed up in five words: Paris is a damn fool!
Pros: Lots of action, great acting, will probably appeal to men and women
Cons: it's almost three hours long
There was no Roman God named Fartacus. Bart Simpson Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 10, 2004
Why Was Everyone So Beautiful In Ancient Greece?
Pros: Good, classic war movie; nice eye candy for both genders
Cons: Strays from the original story
Troy gives a classic tale new life, and does so in a thoroughly entertaining way. Read More at Epinions.com
May 23, 2004
Even enemies can show respect ... Wolfgang Petersens TROY
Pros: I loved it
Cons: And you havent seen it
So, hey... give it a go. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 22, 2004
The greatest battle in the history !
Pros: Action, Fantastic
i loved this movie! Read More at Epinions.com
May 17, 2004
EPICS CAN STILL BE MADE
Pros: Fantastic! Worth the money to see more than once.
One to see on the big screen. One of the year's best. Read More at Epinions.com
May 28, 2004
I have to admit, I drooled just a little
This movie has inspired me to study more Greek mythology. I look forward to learning more about these characters and those who were left out. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 8, 2013
Troy is very good.
Pros: brilliant film and the story line is very good.
Cons: no explanation of Acilies
Troy is a thoroughly enjoyable film, that certainly takes liberties with the story as Homer wrote it, and steals more than a little from Gladiator Read More at Epinions.com