2003; Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger; Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters. Based on the novel by Charles Frazier.
1989; Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman; Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War. Based on the books, 'Lay this laurel' by Lincoln Kirstein and 'One gallant rush' by Peter Burchard and the letters of Robert Gould Shaw. ; won 3 Oscars
2003; Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall; prequel to "Gettysburg"; Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville. Based on the novel by Jeff Shaara.
1939; Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland; won 8 Oscars; An epic story of the South's fight to maintain its way of life during the Civil War years. Scarlett O'Hara and her family are amongst the ladies and gentlemen at the Twelve Oaks Plantation's ball before the Civil War begins. Scarlett's love for one man keeps her from seeing the love that another man truly has for her. As the South finally crumbles around her, Scarlett devises a way to overcome starvation in order to save herself and her family. Based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell.
1985, 1986, 1994; we have "complete collection" including all 3 parts; Patrick Swayze, James Read; This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian territories. Based on the book by John Jakes.
2006; Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Angelica Huston;The American Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver accepts one final mission. He has to kill Gideon no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes them both far from the comforts and codes of civilization, into the bloodiest recesses of their own souls.