Troy Synopsis
The story of the Battle of Troy.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
In a league with Hollywood's top historical epics, ancient or otherwise. It's stunningly handsome film, with an equally stunning cast and...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
All Hollywood and no Homer, but within its limits, it's a vigorous, entertaining movie.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A "Ben-Hur"-size epic with beefcake, beauty, outsize heroes, flashy duels and epic battles. There are breathtaking vistas, taut political...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
When the film focuses on the Trojans, it's splendid. But when Troy attempts to sort out the competing agendas of the Greeks, it drags.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Entertainingly epic eye candy.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Troy lacks the focus of Gladiator, not to mention that Oscar winner's scrappy wit. But why kick a gift horse when you're in summer-movie...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
At its intermittent best, Troy suggests a primitive pro-wrestling smackdown with epochal consequences. At its worst, it's a throwback to...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A protracted and uninvolving affair in which men battle over issues that audiences may struggle to find compelling, and no central figure...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The result is a pageant long but not deep, noisy but not stirring, expensive but not sumptuous.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In Troy, and in overreaching, underachieving productions like it, digital imagery is fast becoming both a Trojan horse and Achilles' heel.
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By dfb65
What a movie! Full of gorgeous guys and action. Brad Pitt's taking the girl was sooo hot. Great butt shot. Eric Bana has the perfect body. The movie kept my attention with all the action and drama....

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One of my all time favorites!!!

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By critcallyme
great epic story full-of action-and-drama...

Epic Story holds your attention.

By forksville
Everything right about this movie. I t feels like you are there. Peter O'Toole is fantastic. You rarely see an actor who can portray the depth of human anquish or Greek tragedy as he does....

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Rated R | For Some Sexuality, Nudity and Graphic Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Violent, watered-down version of The Iliad.
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