History Film / TheCrossing

7th Feb '16 7:10:22 PM Prfnoff
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'''''The Crossing''''' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.

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'''''The Crossing''''' ''The Crossing'' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.
29th May '15 10:02:48 AM VenomLancerHae
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* AmericanAccents: Several characters have British accents, as would be accurate to that time. Colonel Glover also has an unmistakable Massachusetts accent.
29th May '15 10:02:22 AM VenomLancerHae
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* UsefulNotes/AlexanderHamilton: Young Hamilton was in his role as Washington's aide here.



* UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington: The writers and producers deliberately gave him a very human characterization here.
29th Apr '15 7:40:40 PM nombretomado
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'''''The Crossing''''' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.

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'''''The Crossing''''' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as GeorgeWashington UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.



* GeorgeWashington: The writers and producers deliberately gave him a very human characterization here.

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* GeorgeWashington: UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington: The writers and producers deliberately gave him a very human characterization here.
18th Sep '14 7:01:20 AM MisterRandom2
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--> '''Mercer:''' They say the General has her flat on her back every afternoon, fornicating like a fifteen-year-old.

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--> '''Mercer:''' They say the General [Howe] has her flat on her back every afternoon, fornicating like a fifteen-year-old.
12th Jun '14 10:17:33 AM Odon
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* SkewedPriorities: When informed of the American attack, Colonel Rall very methodically dresses in his uniform rather immediately taking command. Meanwhile, his men are being cut down in their pajamas.

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* SkewedPriorities: When informed of the American attack, Colonel Rall very methodically dresses in his uniform rather than immediately taking command. Meanwhile, his men are being cut down in their pajamas.
3rd Apr '14 8:00:16 PM eowynjedi
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* SophisticatedAsHell: Washington.

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* SophisticatedAsHell: Washington. A Virginia gentleman and lover of fine wine. Also known for peppering his speech with curses, and saying this during the crossing:
-->"Move your fat ass, Henry! Don't shake your balls or you'll swamp the boat."
16th Jan '14 8:04:55 PM SomeNewGuy
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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The rifle sealed with candle wax.]]
7th Dec '13 11:56:55 AM MarkLungo
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-->''Washington needed a victory, they got a miracle.''

'''''The Crossing''''' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.

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-->''Washington ->''"Washington needed a victory, they got a miracle.''

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'''''The Crossing''''' is a 2000 made-for-TV movie that aired on A&E, depicting the first Battle of Trenton in TheAmericanRevolution.UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution. It stars Jeff Daniels as GeorgeWashington and follows him through December, 1776 as he tries to find a way to save his army and the Revolution from disintegration after a desperate retreat across the Delaware.



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* AlexanderHamilton: Young Hamilton was in his role as Washington's aide here.

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!!This film provides examples of:

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* AlexanderHamilton: UsefulNotes/AlexanderHamilton: Young Hamilton was in his role as Washington's aide here.



* WhereAreTheyNow: Sort of anyway. The characters are all long dead (of course), but the epilogue reveals their fates.

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* WhereAreTheyNow: Sort of anyway. The characters are all long dead (of course), but the epilogue reveals their fates.fates.
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15th Oct '13 10:12:37 PM MickeyMoose
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** "Excellent" doesn't quite cover it. General Knox (for whom Fort Knox, Kentucky was named) was considered a natural genius in the use of artillery by his British enemies, and has come to be considered one of the greatest artillery officers the world has ever seen.
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