The Patriot [Blu-ray]

The Patriot [Blu-ray]

Director: Roland Emmerich Cast: Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
, Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
, Joely Richardson
Joely Richardson
, Jason Isaacs
Jason Isaacs
Roland Emmerich
The Patriot [Blu-ray]

The Patriot [Blu-ray]

Director: Roland Emmerich Cast: Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
, Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
, Joely Richardson
Joely Richardson
, Jason Isaacs
Jason Isaacs
Roland Emmerich

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Overview

Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the director/producer team responsible for such sci-fi blockbusters as Independence Day, Stargate, and Godzilla, take a step back in time with this drama set during the American Revolution. Farmer Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) was born and raised in South Carolina, and fought bravely during the French-Indian wars. But since the death of his wife, Benjamin has renounced violence and quietly tends his crops, raising his seven children alone. In 1776, over Benjamin's objections, his oldest son Gabriel (Heath Ledger) joins the fight against the British. Gabriel returns from battle seriously wounded, with Lord General Cornwallis (Tom Wilkinson) calling for his arrest. A skirmish breaks out on Benjamin's plantation, and one of his children is killed as Gabriel is captured by Col. Tavington (Jason Isaacs) and sentenced to hang. Benjamin sets aside his vow of pacifism and rescues Gabriel; with the help of his former comrade-in-arms Harry Burwell (Chris Cooper), the father and son form a regiment of Carolina patriots whose cunning and ruthlessness make them heroes among the colonists -- and wanted men by British troops. Loosely adapted from the true story of Francis Marion and filmed on location in South Carolina, The Patriot was the first feature film made with the cooperation of the Smithsonian Institute, who advised the producers on historical accuracy. Joely Richardson also stars as Charlotte, Benjamin's sister-in-law who helps him care for the children.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/03/2007
UPC: 0043396167186
Original Release: 2000
Rating: NR
Source: SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMT
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Language: English
Time: 2:55:00
Sales rank: 4,269

Special Features

"The Art of War" featurette; "The True Patriots" featurette; ; Feature Picture:; High definition widescreen presentation (2.40:1); 1920x1080p; Audio:; English PCM 5.1 (uncompressed); English 5.1; French 5.1; Czech 5.1; Polish VO 5.1; Subtitles:; *English *English SDH *French *Korean *Portuguese *Spanish *Arabic *Czech *Danish *Dutch *Finnish *Greek *Hebrew *Hindi *Icelandic *Norwegian *Polish *Slovene *Swedish *Turkish *Bugarian *Romanian *Hungarian *Croatian

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Gibson Benjamin Martin
Heath Ledger Gabriel Martin
Joely Richardson ciotka Charlotte Selton
Jason Isaacs William Tavington
Chris Cooper Harry Burwell
Rene Auberjonois wielebny Oliver
Tom Wilkinson Gen. Cornwallis
Lisa Brenner Anne Howard
Donal Logue Dan Scott
Leon Rippy John Billings
Adam Baldwin Capt. Wilkins
Jay Arlen Jones Occam
Joey D. Vieira Peter Howard
Gregory Smith Thomas Martin
Mika Boorem Margaret Martin
Skye McCole Bartusiak Susan Martin
Trevor Morgan Nathan Martin
Bryan Chafin Samuel Martin
Logan Lerman William Martin
Mary Jo Deschanel Mrs. Howard
Jamieson K. Price Capt. Bordon,le capitaine Bordon
Peter Woodward Brig. Gen. O'Hara
Beatrice Bush Abigale,Abner
Grahame Wood Redcoat Lieutenant
Shan Omar Huey Joshua
Hank Stone Rollins
Kirk Fox Skunk
Jack Moore Curly,Redcoat
Mark Twogood Danvers
Colt Romberger Colt
Terry Layman General George Washington
Shannon Eubanks Mrs. Simms
Bill Roberson Loyalist Simms
Charles Black Matthew
Andy Stahl General Greene
Kristian Truelsen Hardwick
Kanin Howell Postrider
Mark Jeffrey Miller Wounded Continental
Zach Hanner British Field Officer
Dara Coleman Redcoat Sergeant No. 2
Randell Haynes Patriot Middleton
John Storey Cowpens Militiaman
Greg Good Cowpens Militiaman
John F. Dzencelowcz II Continental Soldier
John Curran Redcoat Sergeant No. 1
Kyle Richard Engels Billings' Son
John Bennes Speaker
Roy McCrerey Redcoat
Tyler Long Page Boy
Gil Johnson Militiaman
Scott Miles Patriot Private
Derrick B. Young Slave Boy
Le Roy Seabrook Gullah Minister
Samuel Brown Jr. Gullah Musician
Samuel Brown Sr. Gullah Musician
Lillie L. Harris Gullah Musician
Braima Moiwai Gullah Musician
Patrick Tatopoulos French Naval Officer
Tchéky Karyo Jean Villeneuve
Roland Emmerich Actor
John Williams Composer

Technical Credits
Roland Emmerich Director,Executive Producer,Executive Producer,Producer
Robert Rodat Screenwriter
William Fay Executive Producer,Producer,Executive Producer
David Bloch Casting
Thomas Dadras Special Effects
Dean Devlin Producer
Conny Fauser Special Effects
Mark Gordon Producer
Joachim Gruninger Special Effects
Glenn R. Karpf Special Effects
Gary Levinsohn Producer
Magicmove/Magicon Miniature FX Special Effects
Stuart Robertson Special Effects
R.A. Rondell Stunts
April Webster Casting
Peter Winther Producer
Michael Addabbo Special Effects
Michael Hansen Stunts
David Baldwin Sound Effects
David Acord Sound Effects
Christopher Assells Sound Effects
Oscar Castillo Special Effects
Karen Baker Landers Sound Effects
Stanton Barrett Stunts
Chris Cooper Director
Jeffree Bloomer Sound Effects
Joely Richardson Director
Mel Gibson Director
Rene Auberjonois Director
Jason Isaacs Director
Heath Ledger Director
Lisa Brenner Director
Tchéky Karyo Director
Michael Dahan Producer
James Halty Stunts
Elizabeth Greenberg Casting
Dionne McNeff Producer
Bill Johnson Special Effects
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