Alexander

Alexander

"The greatest legend of all was real"
  • R
  • 2004
  • 2 hr 55 min
  • 5.6  (162,366)
  • 39

The movie Alexander is a film that is based on the life of Alexander the Great. The film stars many famous Hollywood actors including Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Hopkins. Alexander the Great was a legendary king of Macedon. During his rule he conquered the lands of Asia, Egypt, Persia, and India. The film beings when Alexander is young. His father is the king of this land. He does not have a happy or peaceful childhood. His parents are having marital trouble, and Alexander and his mother live on their own. He is tutored by Aristotle, where he learns philosophy as well as military combat. His father marries his aunt, completely destroying their relationship. The king is assassinated making Alexander the new ruler. During the movie, some of the battles that he is famous for are shown. This includes his most famous battle, the Battle of Gaugamela. This battle is his attempt to take over Asia. The movie also shows his private life. When Alexander married, it put a stain on his relationship with his best friend.  The Battle of Hydaspes is shown in detail in this movie. This was his final battle and also the most violent. Alexander himself is injured during this fight. He survives, but he loses his friend due to illness. Alexander goes into a depression from this and secludes himself from his wife and their child. A couple of months later, he dies, leaving his land to be ruled by a new king. Alexander is said to be one of the most powerful and greatest kings that have ever come to power. This movie shows his successes as a king and his short comings as a man.

Alexander
Alexander Scene: You Left Your King In Asia
Alexander Scene: You Left Your King In Asia

Clip - 1 min 10 sec

Alexander Scene: You Lose Face
Alexander Scene: You Lose Face

Clip - 49 sec

Alexander Scene: These People Need Change
Alexander Scene: These People Need Change

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Alexander (Theatrical Director's Cut)
Alexander (Theatrical Director's Cut)

Trailer - 1 min 41 sec

Alexander Scene: Conquer Your Fear
Alexander Scene: Conquer Your Fear

Clip - 58 sec

Alexander Scene: I Will Avenge You
Alexander Scene: I Will Avenge You

Clip - 34 sec

Description
The movie Alexander is a film that is based on the life of Alexander the Great. The film stars many famous Hollywood actors including Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Hopkins. Alexander the Great was a legendary king of Macedon. During his rule he conquered the lands of Asia, Egypt, Persia, and India. The film beings when Alexander is young. His father is the king of this land. He does not have a happy or peaceful childhood. His parents are having marital trouble, and Alexander and his mother live on their own. He is tutored by Aristotle, where he learns philosophy as well as military combat. His father marries his aunt, completely destroying their relationship.

The king is assassinated making Alexander the new ruler. During the movie, some of the battles that he is famous for are shown. This includes his most famous battle, the Battle of Gaugamela. This battle is his attempt to take over Asia. The movie also shows his private life. When Alexander married, it put a stain on his relationship with his best friend. 

The Battle of Hydaspes is shown in detail in this movie. This was his final battle and also the most violent. Alexander himself is injured during this fight. He survives, but he loses his friend due to illness. Alexander goes into a depression from this and secludes himself from his wife and their child. A couple of months later, he dies, leaving his land to be ruled by a new king. Alexander is said to be one of the most powerful and greatest kings that have ever come to power. This movie shows his successes as a king and his short comings as a man.

Alexander is a 2004 war movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 55 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 39.

Alexander is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Alexander for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 55 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (162,366)
  • Metascore
    39