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Gettysburg [Director's Cut] [2 Discs] [Blu-ray] [1993]-Front_Standard

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Civil War video I've ever seen.

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    A1Customer
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    This is a truly outstanding portrayal of any Civil War battle to this date. It has the human element of both sides before, during and after the battle dramatically seen, and not just a "blood and guts" glorified killing of.soldiers one finds in video games. After having studied the true historical accounts in college, I can say that this movie ranks at the highest level in historical fact and reenactment of what actually happened.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A Must View for every American

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    CWLW
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    For every American, to fully understand our history, this well done historical movie should be a Must View! It does, from all vantage-points – North and South – tell the story of this most influential battle of the American Civil War that continued to rage on for almost two years after this epic 3 day battle ended on July 3, 1863. The Blu-ray edition is presented in 1080p HI-Def. and dtsHD Master Audio – it’s breathtaking!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Classic movie

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    Billy
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    This movie is an American classic and should be seen and discussed as basic US History in school. Well acted, brutal but honest and not unnecessarily gory. A sad part of our history, but I was glad to see the scene where the north officer spoke of ending slavery and union, and the south spoke of state rights and smaller federal government. This movie is a great Segway to conversation at the jr high school level.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great historical perspective on Civil War

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    Linda
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    My husband and I have always been history buffs, esp WWII and the Civil War. We traveled to central Pennsylvania and the Gettysburg area as well as the Battlefield itself. Most of the movie was shot in the actual battle area so it is easy to put the movie into perspective. Great actor lineup and an excellent plot. Would recommend this movie to anyone who appreciates America and what it took to make it great.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for Civil War enthusiasts

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    HistoryChannelGuru
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    80's movie epic depicting the days immediately before the Battle of Gettysburg through the end of the army of Northern Virginia's northward campaign to defeat the Union forces. Battlefield scenes are mildly graphic though accurately capture military tactics of the era. The movie does plod along in some parts though overall has more than sufficient action to keep the viewer engaged.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great DVD for history buffs

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    southwestdog
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    Great movie with excellent acting. Gettysburg will appeal to history buffs as well as those who just want to watch a good movie. More historically accurate than a lot of other war movies/ battle scenes. (Although movies like this never truly depict the horrors of war.) The movie is quite long, but it never drags. Overall, very entertaining.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy

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    Longhorns71
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    I have loved this movie since I first saw it in the 1990s. My DVD copy got lost over the years, so when I saw this in the bargain bin at the College Station, TX Best Buy, I couldn't resist buying it. The film still is a marvel of movie-making.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Chamberlin's charge one of the best all time scene

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    sparky7139
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    Gettysburg is a good movie about the overall battle and the feelings of all of the generals involved. The scene with Chamberlin is an all time classic with all of the tension of the episode. You feel like you were a Union soldier. Acting was very good and you have a feel for the battle. Highly recommended.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Documentary style

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    AECL
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    Kind of a documentary style/reenactment style acting. Great cast, but not as deep, serious, and emotional like some of todays peices and other famous directors pieces. If you are a history and war buff, this will be interesting for you otherwise it can be long and boring if you arent.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    movie

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    woknegl
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    I loved this movie, it is so awesome, the civil war has always been a time in history, that a lot of my ancestors were effected. I loved this movies, it made me feel like I knew what my GGG grand father went through

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The Standard

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    SpaceDad
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    I bought this after visiting Gettysburg and seeing a re-enactment. This movie is the definitive theatrical presentation of this piece of history. It was on almost every vendor’s table there. Good purchase for the history nuts.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Gettysburg Documentary

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    Michelle
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    I bought this for my uncle and he loved it. I personally cannot vouch for its content but he said it was very interesting and educational. He said he learned a lot about the Civil War that he didn't know, even though he considers himself a Civil War history buff. My uncle recommends this DVD.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome movie!

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    Cruciverbalist
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    I had purchased this movie a couple of times when it was on one DVD with half the movie on each side. There were problems with the product each time. However, it is now on two DVDs and everything was OK. The movie itself is epic and I love Jeff Daniels in his role as a Union Colonel.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Price, GREAT Extras!

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    DetroitFan
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    Using Reward Zone points for this DVD was a real revelation. It replaces a VHS two tape set of Gettysburg that was one of my favorites. Not only does this two sided DVD take up less storage space, but it includes insightful commentary and a documentary. It's a GREAT value on a GREAT movie!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    An Epic Film

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    Joseph
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    One my all time favorite films, back when there was no CGI and it was all practical effects. All the soldiers are living historians who wished to be part of this great film and to honor their ancestors. A must see for any history buff.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie

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    IrishMom
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    I am a civil war reenactor and had 4 great great grandfathers who fought with the Union army. None of them were at Gettysburg but that does not lessen the personal and historic impact of seeing this film. I believe everyone should see at least once!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great epic

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    Jordan
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    If you've never seen this, do yourself a favor and watch it. Great for a rainy day because it's going to take you some time to get through it. Awesome cast as well!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Gettysburg DVD set.

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    Green1
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    Most informative and entertaining DVD set on Gettysburg that I've viewed. Excellent Actors, well performed. Reenactment performers are excellent. Done on Gettysburg Location. Excellent Special Features. Very Affordable, actually very Cheap Priced.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for History Buffs

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    Lioncuse11
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    Child had a report about the Civil War and he said that a lot of what the teacher was going over in class was in this DVD. Had a lot of new things that he was just finding out about Civil War.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Civil War Movie!

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    Rinda
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    Purchased this movie for my husband. He is a big lover of history based movies. He thoroughly enjoyed watching this movie and will watch it many times more for the historical aspects of the movie as well as the entertainment aspect.

    I would recommend this to a friend