The Alamo [WS] [DVD] [2004]

John Lee Hancock directs Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, and Jason Patric in this epic retelling of the 1836 siege of the Alamo from Disney. The film details the events surrounding the battle during the Texan War of Independence that left 186 Texas rebels dead and is presented on this DVD in widescreen with the original English soundtrack and a French dubbed track both in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. The disc also includes Spanish and French subtitles. Along with the film itself, there are a number a supplemental features as well. Three featurettes cover the history behind the story, the film's production, and the cast and crew's Texas roots, while a selection of deleted scenes offer a glimpse of what was left on the cutting-room floor. A full-screen version with the same features is also available.
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Special Features

  • Walking in the Footsteps of Heroes
  • Deleted scenes
  • Return of the Legend: The Making of The Alamo
  • Deep in the Heart of Texans
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
  • TXH-certified - includes THX Optimizer
  • Widescreen (2.35:1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions
  • French language track
  • French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

The Alamo
Re-teaming Dennis Quaid with John Lee Hancock, the director of 2002's The Rookie, The Alamo retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers -- including William Travis (Patrick Wilson), Davy Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton), and Jim Bowie (Jason Patric) -- retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death, as General Sam Houston (Quaid) leads the charge from the outside. Emilio Echevarria and Jordi Molla co-star. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Dennis Quaid
    Dennis Quaid - Sam Houston
  • Billy Bob Thornton
    Billy Bob Thornton - Davy Crockett
  • Jason Patric
    Jason Patric - Jim Bowie
  • Patrick Wilson
    Patrick Wilson - William Barret Travis
  • Jordi Mollà
    Jordi Mollà - Juan Seguin

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