Picture from Troy
Overall C+

Concentrating on the battle between the Trojans and the Greeks written about in Homer's The Iliad, the film dramatizes the war that broke out when Helen, Queen of Sparta (Diane Kruger) leaves her husband King Menalaus (Brendan Gleeson) for the handsome Paris (Orlando Bloom), the Prince of Troy.

Violence D
Sexual Content D+
Profanity A
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: R for graphic violence and some sexuality/nudity.


The most recent home video release of this movie is March 31, 2005. Here are some details…

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Troy is reminiscent of some earlier “epic” films. Check our reviews of Ben-Hur (another movie about pride and how it effects character motivations) and The Ten Commandments.