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The Alamo

The story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing huge numbers of Mexican troops, a small band of Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death.

Release date:

2 hours, 5 minutes

Last on

Wed 28 Dec 2016 11:20

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Review: The Alamo

'A political opportunist, a maudlin drunk and a tubercular grump'
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Role Contributor
Davy CrockettBilly Bob Thornton
Sam HoustonDennis Quaid
William TravisPatrick Wilson
Jim BowieJason Patric
Santa AnaEmilio Echevarria
Juan SeguinJordi Molla
Susanna DickinsonLaura Clifton
Sergeant William WardLeon Rippy
Micajah AutryKevin Page
Colonel Green JamesonTom Davidson
Albert GrimesRobert Prentiss
DirectorJohn Lee Hancock
ProducerBrian Grazer
ProducerMark Johnson
ProducerRon Howard
WriterLeslie Bohem
WriterStephen Gaghan
WriterJohn Lee Hancock

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