Alexander (2004)

Genres - Epic  |   Sub-Genres - Historical Epic, Biopic [feature], Sword-and-Sandal  |   Release Date - Nov 24, 2004 (USA)  |   Run Time - 175 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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The fourth film to chronicle the life of fourth-century B.C. ruler Alexander the Great, Oliver Stone's Alexander stars Colin Farrell as the titular Macedonian conqueror. The film follows the young king as he leads his forces on a bloody empirical conquest across the known world, taking large parts of Asia and the Middle East to amass a giant empire, all by the time he turned 25. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as Ptolemy I along with Rosario Dawson as Roxane, Angelina Jolie as Olympias, Jared Leto as Hephaistion, Val Kilmer as King Philip II, and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Cassander.

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conquest, empire, king, love, Macedonia, mother