History Film / TheCrossing

17th Jul '16 10:31:20 AM MisterRandom2
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-->'''Owner''': "Then God damn him for the bandit that he is!"

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-->'''Owner''': "Then God damn him for the bandit that he is!"is! How am I gonna make a living?! ''Who's gonna pay me??!!''"
17th Jul '16 10:30:01 AM MisterRandom2
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* WhatTheHellHero?: At the beginning of the movie, Washington orders Glover to commandeer a fleet of boats from a local foundry so that they may escape the British. Needless to say, the foundry owner isn't too happy.

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* WhatTheHellHero?: WhatTheHellHero: At the beginning of the movie, Washington orders Glover to commandeer a fleet of boats from a local foundry so that they may escape the British. Needless to say, the foundry owner isn't too happy.
17th Jul '16 10:29:40 AM MisterRandom2
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* WeAREStrugglingTogether: Both General Lee and General Gates think that they should be in charge, and Washington's staff bicker amongst themselves quite a lot.

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* WeAREStrugglingTogether: Both General Lee and General Gates think that they should be in charge, and Washington's staff bicker amongst among themselves quite a lot.lot.
* WhatTheHellHero?: At the beginning of the movie, Washington orders Glover to commandeer a fleet of boats from a local foundry so that they may escape the British. Needless to say, the foundry owner isn't too happy.
-->'''Owner''': "My God, sir, is this your 'Revolution'? Is this your 'liberty and equality'? To destroy a man's business? To rob him of his property?!"
-->'''Glover''': "I follow my orders, sir."
-->'''Owner''': "Whose orders?"
-->'''Glover''': "General Washington."
-->'''Owner''': "Then God damn him for the bandit that he is!"
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."
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