• R
  • 2004
  • 163 min
  • USA, Malta
  • drama, history, romance

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Screenwriter: David Benioff

Stars: Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana

A brawny, entertaining spectacle, but lacking emotional resonance.


  • Wolfgang Petersen
    Wolfgang Petersen

    Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. His films include The NeverEnding Story, Enemy Mine, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and

Main Cast


Producer: Colin Wilson, Diana Rathbun, Wolfgang Petersen

Editor: Peter Honess

Casting: Lucinda Syson

Director Of Photography: Roger Pratt

Original Music Composer: James Horner

Costume Design: Bob Ringwood

Associate Producer: Barbara Huber

Production Design: Nigel Phelps

Sound: Matt Grimes, James Boyle, Martin Cantwell, David E. Campbell, Jim Henrikson, Ed Colyer, Christopher Assells

Visual Effects: Alex Bicknell

Make Up / Hair: Lynda Armstrong, Aldo Signoretti, Orla Carrol


Tagline: For passion. For honor. For destiny. For victory. For love.

Genres: drama, history, romance

Certificate: R

Categories: trojan war, ancient world, bronze age, greek mythology, epic, revenge, cowardice, sparta greece, warrior, tragic hero, death of hero, siege, helen of troy, prince, walled city, aegean sea, cremation


Year: 2004

Runtime: 163 min

Country: USA, Malta, UK

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS


  • Jonathan Romney (Independent (UK))

    Wooden horse, wooden acting, wouldn't bother if I were you.

  • Tim Brayton (Antagony & Ecstasy)

    An adaptation of The Iliad that would have had to work much harder to miss the point of The Iliad any more thoroughly.