The two earlier DVD versions of Alexander "director's cut" version and the theatrical version sold over 3. He [Alexander] was a complicated man, it was a complicated story, and it doesn't hurt to make it longer and let people who loved the film [ Would you like to view this in our Canadian edition? The film has a running time of three hours and 34 minutes minutes, about 40 minutes longer than the theatrical cut and almost 50 minutes longer than the first director's cut and is presented in 2. Views Read Edit View history.
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When Hephaistion mentions that Patroclus died first, Alexander pledges that, if Hephaistion should die first, he will follow him into the afterlife. The two-disc set featured a new introduction by Stone. The film is restructured into two acts with an intermission. On his deathbed, Bagoas grieves as Alexander's generals begin to split up his kingdom and fight over the ownership of his body. Alexander attracted critical scrutiny from historians with regard to historical accuracy. Alexander Theatrical release poster. After initial objection from his soldiers, Alexander convinces them to join him into his final and bloodiest battle, the Battle of Hydaspes.