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Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Director: Roland Emmerich
Writer: Robert Rodat
Production: Mutual Film Company, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Centropolis Entertainment
Year: 2000
MetaScore: 63/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $113,330,342
Released: 28 Jun 2000
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 9 wins & 20 nominations total

55 Clips & Quotes

Kill me before the war is over - The Patriot 00:28 Kill me before the war is over And the cost is more than I can bear - The Patriot 00:28 And the cost is more than I can bear This is not a war for the independence of one or two colonies - The Patriot 02:53 This is not a war for the independence of one or two... Before this war is over - The Patriot 00:12 Before this war is over Carried a Cherokee tomahawk - The Patriot 00:14 Carried a Cherokee tomahawk A shepherd must tend his flock - The Patriot 00:11 A shepherd must tend his flock Are you sure this is the right place to recruit for a militia - The Patriot 00:31 Are you sure this is the right place to recruit for a... Their names and ranks - The Patriot 00:35 Their names and ranks He cannot be held as a spy - The Patriot 00:24 He cannot be held as a spy You have done nothing for which you should be ashamed - The Patriot 00:15 You have done nothing for which you should be ashamed I'll say anything - The Patriot 00:34 I'll say anything Burn the church - The Patriot 00:21 Burn the church I wish to know his whereabouts - The Patriot 00:49 I wish to know his whereabouts I'll help you bury him - The Patriot 02:03 I'll help you bury him I've come to call on Anne - The Patriot 00:25 I've come to call on Anne Gabriel said if we won the war - The Patriot 00:26 Gabriel said if we won the war In the rules of war - The Patriot 00:20 In the rules of war That's two years - The Patriot 00:22 That's two years Fine soldier you are - The Patriot 00:18 Fine soldier you are It's October now - The Patriot 00:32 It's October now Make me fast and accurate - The Patriot 00:16 Make me fast and accurate I'm not a child - The Patriot 00:16 I'm not a child I haven't got the luxury of principles - The Patriot 00:18 I haven't got the luxury of principles I say we drink the wine - The Patriot 00:30 I say we drink the wine Quite impressive for a farmer with a pitchfork - The Patriot 00:24 Quite impressive for a farmer with a pitchfork Colonel Tavington - The Patriot 00:39 Colonel Tavington One of our captured officers - The Patriot 00:18 One of our captured officers WHO CARRIED THIS - The Patriot 01:41 WHO CARRIED THIS A proper musket for you - The Patriot 00:43 A proper musket for you Let it be known if you harbor the enemy you will lose your home - The Patriot 00:20 Let it be known if you harbor the enemy you will lose your... Captain Wilkins - The Patriot 00:44 Captain Wilkins This is not the conduct of a gentleman - The Patriot 00:34 This is not the conduct of a gentleman I killed those men - The Patriot 00:31 I killed those men When I have a family of my own - The Patriot 00:19 When I have a family of my own You know who I am - The Patriot 00:44 You know who I am It's nice horse blanket - The Patriot 00:20 It's nice horse blanket If we re form and wheel right - The Patriot 00:10 If we re form and wheel right This battle was over before it began - The Patriot 00:07 This battle was over before it began They hanged my brother down at Acworth - The Patriot 00:26 They hanged my brother down at Acworth Infantry reserve into the center - The Patriot 00:43 Infantry reserve into the center Do you have children - The Patriot 00:12 Do you have children These rustics are so inept - The Patriot 00:12 These rustics are so inept May I sit with you - The Patriot 00:10 May I sit with you I'm sorry about Thomas - The Patriot 00:35 I'm sorry about Thomas Everything will change - The Patriot 00:21 Everything will change Massachusetts and Virginia may be at war - The Patriot 00:22 Massachusetts and Virginia may be at war You must order the surrender - The Patriot 00:17 You must order the surrender I have seven children - The Patriot 00:34 I have seven children Those men were about to surrender - The Patriot 00:23 Those men were about to surrender What of the rebel wounded - The Patriot 00:10 What of the rebel wounded Won't father do that - The Patriot 00:18 Won't father do that Thomas was my brother - The Patriot 00:39 Thomas was my brother I was intemperate in my youth - The Patriot 00:24 I was intemperate in my youth I'm losing my family - The Patriot 00:14 I'm losing my family Stay the course - The Patriot 00:36 Stay the course

Cast

Benjamin Martin - Mel Gibson
Gabriel Martin - Heath Ledger
Charlotte Selton - Joely Richardson
Col. William Tavington - Jason Isaacs
Col. Harry Burwell - Chris Cooper
Jean Villeneuve - Tchéky Karyo
Reverend Oliver - Rene Auberjonois
Anne Howard - Lisa Brenner
Gen. Lord Charles Cornwallis - Tom Wilkinson
Dan Scott - Donal Logue
John Billings - Leon Rippy
Capt. Wilkins - Adam Baldwin
Peter Howard - Joey D. Vieira
Thomas Martin - Gregory Smith
Margaret Martin - Mika Boorem
Susan Martin - Skye McCole Bartusiak
Nathan Martin - Trevor Morgan
Samuel Martin - Bryan Chafin
William Martin - Logan Lerman
Mrs. Howard - Mary Jo Deschanel
Capt. Bordon (as Jamieson K. Price) - Jamieson Price
Charles O'Hara - Peter Woodward
Redcoat Lieutenant - Grahame Wood
Abigale the Housekeeper - Beatrice Bush
Rollins - Hank Stone
Skunk - Kirk Fox
Curly - Jack Moore
Danvers - Mark Twogood
Gen. George Washington - Terry Layman
Mrs. Simms - Shannon Eubanks
Loyalist Simms - Bill Roberson
Matthew - Charles Black
Gen. Nathanel Greene - Andy Stahl
Postrider - Kanin Howell
Wounded Continental - Mark Jeffrey Miller
British Field Officer - Zach Hanner
Redcoat Sergeant #2 - Dara Coleman
Patriot Middleton - Randell Haynes
Cowpens Militiaman - John Storey
Cowpens Militiaman - Greg Good
Continental Soldier - John F. Dzencelowcz II
Redcoat Sergeant #1 - John Curran
Billings' Son - Kyle Richard Engels
Speaker - John Bennes
Redcoat - Roy McCrerey
Redcoat - P. Dion Moore
Page Poy - Tyler Long
Abner - John H. Bush
Militiaman - Gil Johnson
Patriot Private (as Scott Miles) - Scott Thomas
Slave Boy - Derrick B. Young
Gullah Minister - Le Roy Seabrook
Gullah Musician - Samuel Brown Jr.
Gullah Musician - Samuel Brown Sr.
Gullah Musician - Lillie L. Harris
Gullah Musician - Braima Moiwai
French Naval Officer - Patrick Tatopoulos
(unconfirmed) - Michael E. Rodgers
Redcoat Private - Tim Adair
Grinadier Soldier - Shane Ayon
Redcoat Private - Ryan Baber
Cavalry Officer - Brad Batchelor
Guest at Lord Cornwallis' Ball - Tasha Biering
British Infantry / British Officer / Continental Cannonieer - Lonnie Burchfield
Guest at Lord Cornwallis' Ball - Kathryn Burns
Redcoat Sergeant - Robert Cannon
Redcoat / Continental Private - Tad Carr
Redcoat / Continental Private - Jeremy Cartee
Core Colonial Soldier - Brian Patrick Catalano
Redcoat / Continental Corporal - Joseph Congema
Martin's Militiaman - Butch Culpepper
Continental Private - Casey Cunningham
Redcoat / Continental Sergeant - Ron Custer
Continental Soldier - Dominick T. DiIorio
Redcoat / Continental / French Sergeant - Sam Edens
Assemblyman - Will Finch
Continental Soldier - James Furey
Redcoat Killed at Cowpens - Dennis Gomez
Redcoat / Charlotte's Servant - Michael Mario Good
Redcoat / Continental Private - Dale Gould
Cpl. Martin's Man - Mark Hale
Redcoat / Continental Private - Robert Hansel
Militiaman Reloading in Battle - Lee Hardin
Tavern Crowd - John Ratch Hart
Patriot Kid - Matthew Helms
Martin's Militiaman - Kevin R. Hershberger
Townsman - Eric Holloway
Continental Soldier - Alex Houvouras
Green Dragoon Cavalryman - Patric Johnstone
British Soldier - Patrick G. Keenan
British Grenadier - Jeremy Kerr
Redcoat / French Corporal - Kevin P. King
Twin Continental Flagbearer - Gary Lane
Twin Continental Flagbearer - Larry Lane
British Infantryman / Continental infantlryman / Continental Militiaman - David Lowe
Redcoat Private - James Lowery
Redcoat Private in Charleston - Vincent Lumia
Green Dragoon / Continental Cavalryman - James Marks
Redcoat / Continental Private - Chad Mason
Militiaman - Drew McClintock
Continental Private - Patrick McNulty
Militiaman - Matthew Mebane
Redcoat / Continental Private - Ken Moran
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier - Michael Neeley
Member of Martin's Militia - John Neely
Continental Soldier - Art Newkirk
Continental Private - Wilson Norman
Continental Private Hit in Leg by Cannonball - Danny Nunn
Redcoat / Continental Private - Sean O'Connor
Redcoat Private - William Palko
Redcoat Corporal - Stephen Patrick
Redcoat Private - Reid Perry
Redcoat / Continental Private - Scott Peterson
Redcoat / Continental Private - Don Pettit
Redcoat / Continental Private - Marc Phillips
Continental Lieutenant - Bert Puckett
American Officer - Duncan B. Putney
Redcoat / Continental Private - Bryan Quan
Continental Private - Morgan Raque
French Soldier - Steve Reaser
Martin's Militiaman - Scott C. Reynolds
Redcoat Private - David Rivitz
Angry Continental Private - Seneca Robinson
Colt's Father - Cliff Romberger
British Seargeant - David Michael Ross
British Field Musician - David Rotan
British Drummer - Christopher Ruff
Redcoat Colonel Saying 'Make Ready!' - Marvin Schroeder
Beach Slave - Kemper Sease
Core Militia - Wayne Shannon
Spyglass Redcoat at Fort Carolina - Trinity Shull
British fifer - Gregory H. Starbuck
Redcoat - Girard Swan
Militiaman - Andrew John Tarr
Redcoat Corporal - Rock Taulbee
Redcoat Private - Jim Templar
Militiaman - Nick Vachon
French Navy Officer - Max Valentine
Redcoat Hacked to Death - Phil Warren
Redcoat Private - Tim Zabel