An inexperienced white officer leads the regiment in the fight against the Confederacy. The soldiers and their commander must overcome the racism of fellow Union officers and prove their valour on the battlefield.
Denzel Washington won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film.
|Colonel Robert Gould Shaw||Matthew Broderick|
|Private Trip||Denzel Washington|
|Sergeant Major John Rawlins||Morgan Freeman|
|Major Cabot Forbes||Cary Elwes|
|Private Jupiter Sharts||Jihmi Kennedy|
|Corporal Thomas Searles||Andre Braugher|
|Captain Charles Fessenden Morse||Donovan Leitch|
|Henry Sturgis Russell||JD Cullum|
|Governor John Albion Andrew||Alan North|
|General Charles Garrison Harker||Bob Gunton|
|Colonel Montgomery||Cliff DeYoung|
|Sergeant Major Mulcahy||John Finn|
|General George Crockett Strong||Jay O Sanders|