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Troy

The movie Troy was based on the book The Iliad: (poem).

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Movie details for Troy

The movie was released in 2004 and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, who also directed The NeverEnding Story (1984), Shattered (1991) and Poseidon (2006). More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com.

Actors on this movie include Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom.

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Brad Pitt picks up a sword and brings a muscualr brooding presence to the role of Greek warrior Achilles in this spectacular retelling of the Iliad. Orlando Bloom and Diane Kruger play the legendary lovers who plunge the world into war, Eric Bana portrays... Read More
Brad Pitt picks up a sword and brings a muscualr brooding presence to the role of Greek warrior Achilles in this spectacular retelling of the Iliad. Orlando Bloom and Diane Kruger play the legendary lovers who plunge the world into war, Eric Bana portrays the prince who dares to confront Achilles, and Peter O'Toole rules Troy as King Priam. Director Wolfgang Petersen recreates a long-ago world of mighty warships, clashing armies, the massive fortress city and the towering Trojan Horse. "In the tradition of Braveheart and Gladiator, Troy is epic moviemaking at its very best!" (Clay Smith ACCESS HOLYWOOD).

Book details for The Iliad: (poem)

The Iliad: (poem) was written by Homer. The book was published in 1894 by J. Murray. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Homer also wrote The Odyssey: (poem) (1904).

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