Aired Saturday May 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pmon AFN Movie

The Patriot (2000)

Action / Drama / Historical drama / War

Mel Gibson portrays Benjamin Martin, an unassuming man who is forced to join the American Revolution when the British threaten to take his farm away from him. Together with his patriotic son, Gabriel, the pair faces the vicious Redcoats with a heroism that reflects the stubborn pride of a young country's most dedicated supporters.

Cast and crew
  • Roland EmmerichDirector
  • Mel GibsonBenjamin Martin
  • Heath LedgerGabriel Edward Martin
  • Joely RichardsonCharlotte Selton
  • Jason IsaacsColonel William Tavington
  • Chris CooperColonel Harry Burwell
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