The Crossing (1999)





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Adapted by screenwriter Howard Fast from his own fact-based novel, this historical drama tells the story of one of the most unexpected triumphs of the American Revolutionary War. In December 1776, the armies of General George Washington (Jeff Daniels) are near the point of collapse; short on money and supplies, ravaged by disease, their numbers thinned by desertion, and freezing in summer uniforms in the midst of a brutal winter, it seems all but impossible that the Colonial Army can hold out … More

Rating: Unrated (not Rated)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Howard Fast
On DVD: Feb 11, 2003
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as Colonel Glover

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as Sullivan

as Williams

as Billy Perkins

as McKonkey

as Mr. Barclay

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Critic Reviews for The Crossing

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Audience Reviews for The Crossing

A well executed docudrama, and apparently a slightly controversial look at George Washington. Jeff Daniels (George Washington) not only gives a really good performance here, he even looks very much like how I would picture the man. The authenticity of the costumes, and battle movements, also add to the appeal of this film. Students of military history should find this very interesting.

Cynthia S.

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as i've known daniels only in Dumb and dumber, my favorite subject in school is history, he does a suprisingly awesome job portraying the serious role of George Washington in this war movie

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