The Alamo war movie
The Alamo war movie

The Alamo (2004, United States)

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Running time: 135 minutes

Language: English / Spanish

When Texans started revolting Mexican dictator Santa Anna leads his army to the republic to put down the insurrection. The place where the both sides have first confronted was a small mission of Alamo, near San Antonio. Armed with guns and their rifles Texans were prepared for the defence, but the Mexican army had huge advantage in numbers. Even though the legendary James Bowie and Davy Crockett were among them the defenders of Alamo had to wait for the reinforcements. The Mexicans have prepared the siege of the mission and general Santa Anna planned the final assault.

Another movie depicting the famous battle of the Alamo, this time made as a propper war movie and not the western style legend. The film depicts not only the battle of Alamo itself, but also what the battle led to - the battle of San Jacinto. The creators managed to make an interesting movie with with good cast, realistic battle scenes and only small amount of patriotic propaganda.

Our rating


Film value

8 / 10

Realism factor

5 / 5

Adventure factor

3 / 5

Historical accuracy

4 / 5

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Creators of The Alamo

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Leslie Bohem


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Stephen Gaghan


Cast of The Alamo

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Dennis Quaid

as Sam Houston

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Billy Bob Thornton

as Davy Crockett

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Jason Patric

as James Bowie

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Patrick Wilson

as William Travis

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Emilio Echevarria

as Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana

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Events depicted in The Alamo

Texas Revolution (1835-1836) Battle of the Alamo (6 Mar 1836) Battle of San Jacinto (21 Apr 1836)

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