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Winner of three 1989 Academy Awards® (Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Denzel Washington, Best Cinematography, and Best Sound), here is the inspiring, true story of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts, the first black voluntary regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Based on the letters of Robert Gould Shaw, portrayed by a fine Matthew Broderick (Election), the young white Northerner who trained and led the regiment. In addition to Washington and Broderick, the glorious cast also includes Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby) and Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride).
Special Features include, audio commentary, an original documentary, featurettes, deleted scenes, and more.
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Reviews Counted: 41
Fresh: It is the movie's often awesome imagery and a bravely soaring choral score by James Horner that transfigure the reality, granting it the status of necessary myth.-Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine, January 06, 2010
Fresh: Exceptionally well-rendered and emotive war drama.-Ian Nathan, Empire Magazine, January 06, 2010
Fresh: A visceral, astounding war film, intelligently told.-, Film4, January 06, 2010
Fresh: A stirring and long overdue tribute to the black soldiers who fought for the Union cause in the Civil War.-Variety Staff, Variety, June 05, 2008
One of the reasons why i had to purchase this movie. it is a classic. one of the best movies of all time.
Reviewer: Tamarcus P Review refers to DVD version