Alexander the Great Poster

Release Date: 1956

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
The son of Philip of Macedonia (Fredric March) and Olympias (Danielle Darrieux), Alexander the Great (Richard Burton) is one of the most legendary leaders throughout history. As the Macedonian king, Alexander successfully unites all the ancient Greek tribes and leads them to defeat the imposing Persian Empire. With the fall of Babylon, Alexander continues to conquer most of the known world. Eventually, he achieves the status of unparalleled ruler atop his newly formed Greek empire.

Cast: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux, Barry Jones, Harry Andrews

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Rossen Films

Keywords: Father, Friend, Family, Rivalry, Quest, Intense, Mother, Rise