- Director: Wolfgang Petersen
- IMDb user rating: 7.2
- Metascore: 56
- Runtime: 163 minutes
This epic film, based on Homer’s “Iliad,” depicts the battle between ancient Troy and Sparta, condensing the book's decades-long conflict into a couple of weeks. The film received a Best Costume Design nomination at the 77th Academy Awards, and its cast includes Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, and Sean Bean.
Stacker dove into film history to compile data on 50 films set in ancient times, an era whic…
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