• Alexander (2004)


Release Date: November 24th, 2004

DVD Release Date: August 2nd, 2005

R |2 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

The story is an epic that is as daring and ambitious as its subject, a relentless conqueror who by the age of 32 had amassed the greatest empire the world had ever seen. Past and present collide to form the puzzle of the protagonist, a tapestry of triumphs and tragedies in which childhood memories and Alexander's rise to power unfold side by side with the later day expansion of his empire, and its ultimate downfall.

Cast: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Christopher Plummer, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Hopkins, Brian Blessed

Director: Oliver Stone

Genres: War , Adventure , Historical drama

Production Co: Pacifica Film, Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Soldier, Forbidden love, Quest, Friend, Wife, Rise, Passionate, Mother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Vast, riveting, madly audacious movie biography. show more

  • 63
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    What Alexander lacks in narrative clarity, it makes up for with pomp and pageantry. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Since the movie lacks a vision of what Alexander was really about as a man and a figure in history, it falls back all too frequently on movie spectacle. show more

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