Starring: Rachel Weisz Director: Alejandro Amenábar R

Alexandria, Egypt. 391 A.D. The World Changed Forever.
137 ratings
Movie on IMDb
Sale: $13.48
PRESIDENTS' DAY SALE: $10.57 Limited Time Only
List Price: $14.98
You Save: $4.41 (29% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Only 3 copies left
Format:  DVD
sku:  KWKE
Brand New
Related products:
The Eagle for $6.95
Empire (2-DVD) for $10.72
Day of Wrath for $10.22

DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 19, 2010
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Lions Gate
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Director Presentation
    • Director Commentary
    • "Journey To Alexandria" Documentary
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Storyboards: Production Design
    • Costume Design
    • Photo Gallery
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Directed by

Entertainment Reviews:

Box Office - 09/10/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "Featuring striking panoramas and diligently orchestrated battle scenes, AGORA is a feast for the eyes."
Total Film - 04/13/2010
3 stars out of 5 -- "Astronomy, geometry, algebra, theology, ancient history. You name it, this encyclopedic epic knows it."
New York Times - 05/28/2010
"[R]ousing....AGORA, bristling with ideas and topical provocations, unfolds in a world of togas, sandals and high-flown language..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/04/2010
4 stars out of 5 -- "AGORA is a historical epic with an impressive pedigree....[The film] covers a fascinating, overlooked period while depicting the eternal struggle between science and ideology."
Movieline - 05/28/2010
"Handsome to look at....Amenabar draws a clear and chilling portrait of the divisive lines humans have felt compelled to lay down throughout history..."
Sight and Sound - 06/01/2010
"The tightly composed scenes in Hypatia's villa and classroom, featuring intimate conversations about the secrets of the universe, are quietly ravishing and Weisz more than convinces..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 07/21/2010
3 stars out of 4 -- "This is a movie about ideas, a drama based on the ancient war between science and superstition."
Washington Post - 07/23/2010
3 stars out of 4 -- "[V]isually stunning and stirring....[An] absorbing historical drama..."
Film Comment - 11/01/2010
"It's a sprawling religious epic....A film that's still relevant long after the fall of Rome."

Product Description:

THE SEA INSIDE's Alejandro Amenabar directs Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz in this historical drama. Set in fourth-century Alexandria, Egypt, AGORA chronicles both a historical uprising and the love of a slave for his mistress.


Presidents' Day Weekend Sales Event

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 22,640
  • UPC: 031398125266
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm, Saturday: 10am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)