Great Movies: Civil War Movies

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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain
2004-06 - Miramax
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Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters …More

Escape from Fort Bravo Escape from Fort Bravo
2008-08 - Warner Home Video
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A Southern belle frees a Rebel officer and his men from a Union captain's Arizona fort. Directed by John Sturges. …More

Friendly Persuasion (1956) Friendly Persuasion
2000-12 - Warner Home Video
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For two years the Civil War has been elsewhere. Now Confederate forces are nearby, looting and burning. It is time to fight back, Jess Birdwell's neighbors insist. Yet Birdwell, a Quaker, knows there must be a better way to settle things. …More

The General
2001-11 - Kino Video
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Consistently ranked among the best films ever made, Keaton's "The General" (1926, 75 min., stereo) is so brilliantly conceived and executed that it continues to inspire awe and laughter with every viewing. Rejected by the Confederate Army as unfit and taken for a coward by his beloved Annabelle Lee (Marian Mack), young Johnnie Gray (Keaton) sets out to single-handedly win the war with his cherished locomotive. Also includes "The Playhouse" (1921, 23 min., mono), a technical tour-de-force in which Keaton plays every member of a stage company, the entire audience and an undisciplined chimp to boot! …More

 

Gettysburg
2010-12 - Turner Home Entertainment
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During the Civil War, one battle stands out as the fiercest: Gettysburg. This epic film has painstakingly recreated those three fateful days and the people that lived and died during them. …More

 

Glory
2005-02 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Colonel Robert G. Shaw was an officer in the Federal Army during the American Civil War who volunteered to lead the first regiment of black soldiers against the Germans. Shaw challenged the prejudices of both the enemy and his own fellow officers. …More

Gone With The Wind
Gone With The Wind
2004-02 - Warner Studios
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Vivien Leigh is Scarlett to Clark Gable's Rhett in cinema's greatest epic of passion and adventure. With its immortal cast, magnificent cinematography and sweeping score, this cherished classic continues to thrill audiences today. …More

The Great Locomotive Chase The Great Locomotive Chase
1956- Buena Vista
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This true-life historical adventure is based upon a real incident in the American Civil War. It is the story of the Andrews' Raid, an incredible plot to cripple the railroad system of the Confederacy and break the back of the Civil War.

The Horse Soldiers
2009-05 - Tcfhe/MGM
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A pacifist doctor joins a Union colonel's cavalry raid in Confederate territory. Directed by John Ford. …More


 

Jezebel
2006-05 - Warner Home Video
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A New Orleans belle uses another man to make her fiance jealous. Directed by William Wyler. Best actress Oscar for Davis, best supporting for Fay Bainter. …More


 

Little Women
2005-07 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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A strong New Englander raises her daughters while their father is away fighting in the Civil War. …More

The Outlaw Josey Wales The Outlaw Josey Wales
1976 - Warner Home Video
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A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers.

Ride with the Devil
2010-04 - Image/Sphe
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Ride with the Devil follows four people fighting for truth & justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. The action takes us to no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist (Ulrich), an immigrant's son (Maguire), a freed slave (Wright) and a young widow (Jewel) learn how to survive in a place without rules and redefine the meaning of bravery and honor. …More

 

Shenandoah
2010-06 - Universal Home Video
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A rich Virginia farmer stays out of the Civil War, then joins it to protect his family. …More

Virginia City
Virginia City
1940-Warner Home Video
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It's 1864 and the Confederacy's last hope is an infusion of gold to buy war materials. The gold is available, if someone can smuggle it from a town far west of all the fighting - Virginia City, Nevada. An undercover Union officer is determined to stop a gold-laden train from rolling into Dixie.