By EW Staff
Updated March 19, 2004 at 05:00 AM EST
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”The Alamo” is one of the 10 movies we can’t wait to see in early 2004

WHAT IT IS Disney’s delayed, economical ($90 million plus!) tale of San Antonio’s last stand. In a matchup more lopsided than the 2003 World Series, 183 Texans and nearly 2,000 Tejanos face off in a two-week battle royale.

WHY WE CAN’T WAIT Three of our favorite not-quite-leading men star: Billy Bob Thornton (pictured, as Davy Crockett), Dennis Quaid (as Gen. Sam Houston), and Jason Patric (as mercenary Jim Bowie). Next fashion trend: the return of coonskin caps.

BURNING QUESTION Do you remember the Alamo? No, really, do you?

COME FOR A three-hour jingoistic jolt of rooting for the underdogs

STAY FOR Director John Lee Hancock’s final edit of the 1.4 million feet of film he shot for the production

The Alamo (Movie - 2004)

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 120 minutes
director
  • John Lee Hancock

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