- Box Office Bomb: Budget: $155 million (not counting marketing costs), $201.2 million (counting them). Box office: $167,298,192 worldwide and only $34,297,191 of it from the domestic market.
- Creator Killer: Oliver Stone never truly returned to his former status after filming Alexander.
- Hey, It's That Guy!!: You may recognize Henry VIII as Cassander and The Hound as the Macedonian general Craterus.
- Fake Nationality: You'll have hard time finding actual Greeks in this film.
- What Could Have Been: Baz Luhrmann was planning his own Alexander the Great biopic at the same time, but abandoned it when Stone beat him to the punch.