History Film / TheCrossing

16th Sep '16 1:46:15 PM althesmith
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**Played straight, then averted: Washington starts giving one to Colonel Glover, calling him a pain in the ass and a thorn in his side, then goes on to call him a damned fine soldier and the bravest man he knows, and would he please be so good as to have his men ferry his troops over the river?
25th Aug '16 5:38:17 PM BobTanaka
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* OhCrap: A small squad of Hessians manage to get into formation to fire on a line of Patriots...then the American line splits and a canon is wheeled into place right in front of them.
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.
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