Best civil war movie you recommend?

#1 Posted by Armyboy5 (1504 posts) -

I don't know awhole lot about the civil war, and I'd like to get a basic knowledge before I start this game.

I need a civil war movie that includes the most important characters/generals from the war.

Thank you very much!

also i'd just like to add that i'm very impressed by this game and it gets better and better! almost too good to be true. can't wait to play this online on PC with highest graphics!!!!!!!!!!!!

#2 Posted by jagreen73 (170 posts) -

Revolutionary war is the setting, not Civil War.

On that note, The Patriot might work. Mel Gibson movie, he carries a tomahawk through out the movie.

#3 Posted by Armyboy5 (1504 posts) -

Revolutionary war is the setting, not Civil War.

On that note, The Patriot might work. Mel Gibson movie, he carries a tomahawk through out the movie.

jagreen73

Thank you very much. Trailer looks great, getting this and Gettysburg in 1080p.

It's too bad that mel gibson is starring in The Patriot (though I loved him in signs), he's gonna kind of ruin the whole expirience for me since he's a racist bastard and I'm jewish. but I liked Roland Emmerich's movies and Heath Ledger is a legend.

Thanks a bunch!

#4 Posted by cash_flow (366 posts) -

Dude, this is the Revolutionary war.  Gettysburg is Civil war.

#5 Posted by clockworkboy00 (664 posts) -

Check out Saving Private Ryan. Or The Hurt Locker. Both great movies that will really bring the War of 1812 to life for you.

#6 Posted by tom_cat_01 (2250 posts) -

Or you could try, you know, reading a book. I wouldn't think you could learn very much from a 2 hour movie...

#7 Posted by CaesarIIII (25 posts) -

Is only 2 films I can think of, that are base around the * American Revolution * era.

One is * The Patriot * but is a bit fictional and not accurate History.

The other one is * The Crossing * and this one I do recommend you to watch, as for is a lot more accurate with History.

#8 Posted by gruoch1 (1042 posts) -

Check out Saving Private Ryan. Or The Hurt Locker. Both great movies that will really bring the War of 1812 to life for you.

clockworkboy00

This made me laugh so freakin' hard :) 

#9 Posted by Hermes33 (324 posts) -

Best Civil War movie? Cromwell (1970), starring Richard Harris... ;)

PS: If you want something relevant to AC3 then John Adams (TV series) is a must-watch.

#10 Posted by SythisTaru (570 posts) -

Civil war would have been the most amazing setting ever. But, I kinda have an obsession with Confederate History :P