Alexander Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 26537

Average Rating: 1.8/4

# of Ratings: 115

Theatrical Release Date: 11/24/2004

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Oliver Stone

Actors: Colin Farrell, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Plummer

Plot: Alexander is one of the greatest military strategists of all time. Follow his journey to conquer the world.

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Rating of
1.5/4

sapien - wrote on 06/24/2011

The actual story of Alexander the Great is much more..., well..., great.

Rating of
0.5/4

Josh C - wrote on 05/07/2007

I really wanted to like this movie. I liked the actors, I liked the genre and I liked the plot. But in the end I hated how it was done, it was boring, unbelievable and somehow even the action sequences sucked. One of the worst films ever!

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worleyjamers
worleyjamers
Producer

Rating of
1/4

Alexander

worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013

I wish I could say I was able to overlook the film's many flaws and say that it's a half decent film, but that would be a lie. Is this film really that bad? Sadly, and unfortunately, yes. This is a bad film; the pacing is horrible, the editing is atrocious, the performances are overly dramatic, the battle sequences are mostly mindless, it's unnecessarily gory, the story itself is unengaging, the direction is confused, and as far as historical biopics go this isn't one that all that accurate. All of these things combined with ambition could not save this film which is very sad and disappointing. The reason this film was so disappointing is because I believe this ensemble could have created THE biopic of Alexander the Great, instead we are left with this mess that makes us question the …

Yojimbo
Yojimbo
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

"Alexander" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 07/02/2012

We always expect an odd hotch-potch of accents in a Hollywood epic, but witnessing ancient greeks ALL (with the notable exception of Angelina Jolie, who seems to be impersonating Ivana Humpalot from Austin Powers) sporting a broad Irish drawl is just SURREAL. Anyway...Oliver Stone's historical epic is pretty much what you would expect; sumptuous costume design and photography, impressive battle scenes on a massive scale, the fact that it takes itself a little too seriously and it's too long. But the main drawback lies in the pitch of the film;many pivotal historical events are not only skimmed over, but often even happen off-screen. I didn't feel that I knew Alexander the man any better than I did at the start, Stone being far more interested in who he was shagging than his psychology or …

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