Gods and Generals (2003)

PG-13   |    |  Biography, Drama, History

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The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863.

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  • Mira Sorvino and Jeff Daniels in Gods and Generals (2003)
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  • Stephen Lang and Kali Rocha in Gods and Generals (2003)
  • ROBERT DUVALL as General Robert E. Lee
  • Robert Duvall in Gods and Generals (2003)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Ron Maxwell


Jeff Shaara (book), Ron Maxwell (screenplay)

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Did You Know?


Martin Sheen was in the Washington, D.C. area the week of September 11th filming scenes for The West Wing (1999). He was prepared to fly the Tuesday morning Dulles to LAX flight if Warner Brothers agreed to his demand for one million dollars to reprise his role of Robert E. Lee from Gettysburg (1993). It was only because Warner Brothers passed, that Sheen was not on Flight 77 the morning of September 11.


Title Card: A human life, I think, should be well rooted in some spot of a native land, where it may get the love of tender kinship for the face of the earth, for the labors men go forth to, for the sounds and accents that haunt it, for whatever will give that ...


When Colonel Patton speaks his only line in the movie, no one is sitting in front of him or the two men to his right. However, in the previous and subsequent scenes, Generals Longstreet, Lee and Jackson are shown seated in front of Patton and the others.

Crazy Credits

The movie was dedicated to the memory of John F. Maxwell and Royce D. Applegate.

Alternate Versions

The Director's Cut of the film includes additional action scenes from the Battle of Antietam. The battle scenes are shown from the perspectives of Jackson and Chamberlain, and mostly focus on the fighting in Miller's Cornfield which was a major deciding point of the battle.


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Music and Lyrics by Mary Fahl,
Byron Isaacs and Glenn H. Patscha
Performed by Mary Fahl
Violin solo by Mark O'Connor
Courtesy of Sony Classical/Odyssey Records


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Biography | Drama | History | War

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