R | | Action, Drama, History
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
During a rough day of filming, Producer Dean Devlin noticed most of the extras looking tired and stressed from doing several takes, while wearing heavy costumes in the one hundred degree South Carolina heat. During a break, Devlin suggested to Mel Gibson that he recite ... ...
I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me, and the cost is more than I can bear.
We are told two years elapse from Gabriel's enlistment to Thomas's death, but none of the children has aged.
$22,413,710 (USA) (2 July 2000)
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