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* AdaptedOut: Patroclus and Ajax do not appear. Achilles however, [[CharacterComposite seems to have some traits of the latter]].

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* AdaptedOut: Patroclus and Ajax do not appear. Achilles however, [[CharacterComposite [[CompositeCharacter seems to have some traits of the latter]].


* AdaptedOut: Patroclus does not appear.

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* AdaptedOut: Patroclus does and Ajax do not appear.appear. Achilles however, [[CharacterComposite seems to have some traits of the latter]].

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* CastingGag: Priam is played by Cedric Hardwicke. In ''Film/TheTenCommandments'' which came out that same year Priam of Troy is mentioned at the beginning of Act II. Who played Seti I in that movie? Hardwicke.


"Helen of Troy" is the name of two films and one television miniseries. All three are adaptations of Homer's Literature/TheIliad.

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''Helen
of Troy" Troy'' is the name of two films and one television miniseries. All three are adaptations of Homer's Literature/TheIliad.


* AdaptationalDyeJob: The blonde Achilles of the myths is portrayed by the black haired Stanley Baker.

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* AdaptationalDyeJob: The blonde blond Achilles of the myths is portrayed by the black haired Stanley Baker.


* BaldOfEvil: For some unfathomable reason, Achilles is bald despite in mythology he is quite clearly stated as having blonde hair.

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* BaldOfEvil: For some unfathomable reason, Achilles is bald despite in mythology he is quite clearly stated as having blonde blond hair.


* SpiritualSuccessor: TheTrojanHorse which got its own successor with FuryOfAchilles. Ironicaly, this film is also a spiritual successor to a film called Ulysses, which is an adaptation of TheOdyssey and also feature Rosana Podesta not as Helen but as Nausicaa.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: TheTrojanHorse which got its own successor with FuryOfAchilles. Ironicaly, this film is also a spiritual successor to a film called Ulysses, which is an adaptation of TheOdyssey Literature/TheOdyssey and also feature Rosana Podesta not as Helen but as Nausicaa.


* CastingGag: Priam is played by CedricHardwicke. In Film/TheTenCommandments which came out that same year Priam of Troy is mentioned at the beginning of Act II. Who played Seti I in that movie? Hardwicke.


* AnachronismStew: Chinese men in FuManchu type clothing, Byzantium being mention, the Iron Age styled weapons and armour, etc.

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* AnachronismStew: Chinese men in FuManchu Literature/FuManchu type clothing, Byzantium being mention, the Iron Age styled weapons and armour, etc.

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* AgeLift: Inverted with Iphigenia, who is depicted as a child, instead of a teenager as in the myth.


* TwiceToldTale: It tells TheIliad from the Trojans point of view. In fact, there is only a few scenes that features the only the Greeks making this trope all too apparent.

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* TwiceToldTale: It tells TheIliad Literature/TheIliad from the Trojans point of view. In fact, there is only a few scenes that features the only the Greeks making this trope all too apparent.


"Helen of Troy" is the name of two films and one television miniseries. All three are adaptations of Homer's TheIliad.

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"Helen of Troy" is the name of two films and one television miniseries. All three are adaptations of Homer's TheIliad.Literature/TheIliad.


The television miniseries from 2003 came out a full year before Troy. It features such actors as SiennaGuillory as Helen, MatthewMarsden as Paris and RufusSewell as Agamemnon. The mini-series is held in higher regards than the '56 film but in lower regards that the '24 film and the later movie Troy. It features such episodes from the mythology as Theseus' abduction of Helen, the Judgement of Paris and even the Oath of Tydareus.

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The television miniseries from 2003 came out a full year before Troy. It features such actors as SiennaGuillory Creator/SiennaGuillory as Helen, MatthewMarsden as Paris and RufusSewell as Agamemnon. The mini-series is held in higher regards than the '56 film but in lower regards that the '24 film and the later movie Troy. It features such episodes from the mythology as Theseus' abduction of Helen, the Judgement of Paris and even the Oath of Tydareus.


The second film from 1956 is an American made film directed by Creator/RobertWise. It features such actors as StanleyBaker as the invulnerable Achilles, RossanaPodesta as Helen and JacquesSernas as Paris. It was a box office hit but critics were less than kind. It has since become the go-to example for TrojanWar films even to the point that footage from this film is shown in documentaries. It has had quite the influence on the later adaptation Troy.

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The second film from 1956 is an American made film directed by Creator/RobertWise. It features such actors as StanleyBaker as the invulnerable Achilles, RossanaPodesta as Helen and JacquesSernas as Paris. It was a box office hit but critics were less than kind. It has since become the go-to example for TrojanWar UsefulNotes/TrojanWar films even to the point that footage from this film is shown in documentaries. It has had quite the influence on the later adaptation Troy.


* CainAndAbel: Early on Hector shows intentions to kill Paris to prevent Troy's fall.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** SiennaGuillory, of LoveActually fame, plays Helen.
** MatthewMarsden, of BlackHawksDown fame, plays Paris.
** RufusSewell, of DarkCity fame, plays Agamemnon.
** JohnRhysDavies, of IndianaJones fame, plays Priam.
** MaryamD'Abo, of Xtro fame, plays Hecuba.
** EmiliaFox, of SilentWitness fame, plays Cassandra.
** JamesCallis, of BridgetJone'sDiary fame, plays Menelaus.
** DanielLapaine, of Muriel'sWedding fame, plays Hector.
** NigelWhitmey, of SavingPrivateRyan fame, plays Odysseus.
** StellanSkarsgard, of GoodWillHunting fame, plays Theseus.
** JoeMontana, of Legionnaire fame, plays Achilles.
** KatieBlake, of SeeHowTheyRun fame, plays Clytemnestra.
** CraigKelly, of CoronationStreet fame, plays Pollux.
** EdwardMercieca appears in his star-making role as Atreus.
** RichardDurden, of Batman fame, plays Tyndareus.
** EmilyKosloski, of BestBeerBuddy fame, plays Aphrodite.
** AndreeaRadutoiu, of MysteryMen fame, plays Hera.
** JimCarter, of ShakespeareInLove fame, plays Pirithous.
** MatFraser appears in his star-making role as Calchas.
** MalcolmGalea appears in his star-making role as Sinon.

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* CainAndAbel: Early on Hector shows intentions to kill Paris to prevent Troy's fall.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** SiennaGuillory, of LoveActually fame, plays Helen.
** MatthewMarsden, of BlackHawksDown fame, plays Paris.
** RufusSewell, of DarkCity fame, plays Agamemnon.
** JohnRhysDavies, of IndianaJones fame, plays Priam.
** MaryamD'Abo, of Xtro fame, plays Hecuba.
** EmiliaFox, of SilentWitness fame, plays Cassandra.
** JamesCallis, of BridgetJone'sDiary fame, plays Menelaus.
** DanielLapaine, of Muriel'sWedding fame, plays Hector.
** NigelWhitmey, of SavingPrivateRyan fame, plays Odysseus.
** StellanSkarsgard, of GoodWillHunting fame, plays Theseus.
** JoeMontana, of Legionnaire fame, plays Achilles.
** KatieBlake, of SeeHowTheyRun fame, plays Clytemnestra.
** CraigKelly, of CoronationStreet fame, plays Pollux.
** EdwardMercieca appears in his star-making role as Atreus.
** RichardDurden, of Batman fame, plays Tyndareus.
** EmilyKosloski, of BestBeerBuddy fame, plays Aphrodite.
** AndreeaRadutoiu, of MysteryMen fame, plays Hera.
** JimCarter, of ShakespeareInLove fame, plays Pirithous.
** MatFraser appears in his star-making role as Calchas.
** MalcolmGalea appears in his star-making role as Sinon.
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