Top 9 Troy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Troy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Troy film message.

A Greek soldier falls down during the charge at the battle outside the walls of Troy.
A Greek soldier falls down during the charge at the battle outside the walls of Troy.

During the Achilles vs Hector fight, Achilles is not touched because he is a demigod according to Greek mythology. However, Hector was so good of a fighter that he managed not only to wear Achilles out but also to cut his armor despite being a mere mortal

Troy Trivia

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  1. The reason the kaiju Gorosaurus is shown attacking Paris instead of the monster mentioned (Baragon) is that the Baragon suit was so badly damaged, it could only be used with small movements. This is the same reason Baragon does not participate in the final battle.

Troy Hidden Details

1 - : when Achilles storms the beach, there's a shot of him protecting his heel from an arrow while sliding. Foreshadowing his weakness. Whether he is aware or unaware of its significance is unknown.
: when Achilles storms the beach, there's a shot of him protecting his heel from an arrow while sliding. Foreshadowing his weakness. Whether he is aware or unaware of its significance is unknown.
1 - Achilles is threatened with death by his lover with a knife on his neck. In ALEXANDER (2004) Alexander is threatened with death by his wife with a knife on his neck, which he keeps together with a scroll of the Iliad (Trojan War story), because Achilles is his idol.
Achilles is threatened with death by his lover with a knife on his neck. In ALEXANDER (2004) Alexander is threatened with death by his wife with a knife on his neck, which he keeps together with a scroll of the Iliad (Trojan War story), because Achilles is his idol.

After Achilles killed Hector, Priam visits Achilles in his tent at night. You can see Priam (dark shadow) walk towards the tent in the previous frame, when they focused on Briseis. (bottom left corner)

1 - There's a airplane in the background of a scene. This movie detail foreshadowed the final reveal
There's a airplane in the background of a scene. This movie detail foreshadowed the final reveal
1 - There's a plane visible, which is further used to infiltrate Troy by Greek.
There's a plane visible, which is further used to infiltrate Troy by Greek.
Troy poster
Troy poster

Troy Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Troy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, History
Director Wolfgang Petersen
Stars Julian Glover, Brian Cox, Nathan Jones, Adoni Maropis
IMDB score 7.2