Alexander (2004 movie)

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Directed byOliver Stone
Written byOliver Stone
Christopher Kyle
Laeta Kalogridis
Produced byMoritz Borman
Thomas Schühly
Jon Kilik
Iain Smith
StarringColin Farrell
Angelina Jolie
Val Kilmer
Anthony Hopkins
Jared Leto
Rosario Dawson
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Rory McCann
Neil Jackson
Gary Stretch
Christopher Plummer
CinematographyRodrigo Prieto
Edited byThomas J. Nordberg
Yann Hervé
Alex Marquez
Music byVangelis
Distributed byConstantin Film
Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • 16 November 2004 (2004-11-16) (Hollywood premiere)
  • 24 November 2004 (2004-11-24) (United States)
  • 23 December 2004 (2004-12-23) (Germany)
  • 7 January 2005 (2005-01-07) (United Kingdom)
Running time
175 minutes (theatrical director's cut), 167 minutes (2005 DVD cut),
214 minutes (2007 "Alexander Revisted" The final cut)
United States
United Kingdom
Budget$155 million
Box office$167,298,192

Alexander is a 2004 epic drama war movie about Alexander III of Macedon. It was directed by Oliver Stone.

The budget of this movie was about 155 million dollars. Its box office was about 167 million dollars.

Plot[change | change source]

The story is about Alexander III of Macedon and his battles against Great Persian Empire and his victories, in the beginning, movie shows early life of Alexander and what happened in his young ages and what his father King Philip II did. When Philip died Alexander was King of Macedon and decided to fight with Persian Empire and at last he conquered Persia. When he wanted conquer India in a battle he wounded and died.

Main characters[change | change source]

Actor/Actress role
Colin Farrell Alexander the Great
Angelina Jolie Queen Olympias
Val Kilmer King Philip II
Anthony Hopkins Ptolemy I Soter
Jared Leto Hephaestion
Rosario Dawson Roxana
Christopher Plummer Aristotle
Jonathan Rhys Meyers Cassander
Rory McCann Craterus
Gary Stretch Cleitus
Ian Beattie Antigonus
Neil Jackson Perdiccas
Raz Degan Darius III of Persia
John Kavanagh Parmenion
Annelise Hesme Stateira
Nick Dunning Attalus
Denis Conway Nearchus
Marie Meyer Eurydice
Bin Bunluerit Porus
Francisco Bosch Bagoas
Joseph Morgan Philotas
Toby Kebbell Pausanias of Orestis
Erol Sander Pharnakes
Elliot Cowan Young Ptolemy I Soter
Connor Paolo Young Alexander
Patrick Adolphe Alexander's Servant Boy
Brian Blessed Wrestling Trainer
Tim Pigott-Smith Omen Reader
Oliver Stone Macedonian Soldier at Zeus Statue (Uncredited)

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