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After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly re
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2000-06-28
Runtime 165 minutes
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shemdani shared a tip "Great movie that slowly build to an amazing and inspiring finish."
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Very great movie, long but worth it!"
harvey_f_smith shared a tip "Set before and slightly after the events of the Revolutionary War, worth watching!"
christina_marie_bia shared a tip "One of the best wartime films"
lily_naert shared a tip "great 4th of july movie!! mel gibson is awesome is this and heath ledger is just 🥺 the cutest ever"
travismartin shared a tip "There are 2 kinds of people in the world, those that are capable of violence and those who are not; The Patriot shows a man."
jessica_keller shared a tip "I watch this every 4th of July! 🇺🇸"
jacob_parker_9860 shared a tip "Great film if your craving a good historical war drama with a phenomenal cast. Very authentic with the time period."
kate_catherine_jefferson shared a tip "Riveting historical drama and great actors!"
mary_osborne_9957 shared a tip "Good show, watched it when I was younger so I probably just remember it being really scary, 😅"
lachaun_vire shared a tip "I love the complexity of the main character and his fearless rage when it comes to defending his family."
chad_mitchell_3628 shared a tip "Very enjoyable period flick."
jennygracefully shared a tip "Makes me proud to be an American"
sherry_norris_1812 shared a tip "Just a awesome movie"
danny_duke shared a tip "Classic film."
karla_burrighy shared a tip "A all time favorite. Beautiful piece of history."
evelyn_johnson shared a tip "One of Mels best. Have watched dozens of times. Will watch again."
ashley_goodbread shared a tip "One of my very favorite ones."
tiffani.annmarie shared a tip "This movie made me ugly cry haha"
nate_hagan shared a tip "GreaT movie"
pokeydrip04 shared a tip "Good"
courtney_mccalliste shared a tip "Not historically accurate but entertaining."
madison_haynie shared a tip "It was gory, like very gory, but I liked it because it included family and romance. I’m a fool for romance."
courtney_cundiff shared a tip "One of my favorite movies!"
mark_krug shared a tip "Very good watch"
bob_greenwood shared a tip "No matter how many times I watch this movie, it always stands out as the greatest movie of all time, nothing comes close"
lynnettemorales shared a tip "5*"
rachelmpate shared a tip "Loved this movie has a child (hello, Heath Ledger) with a passion for history and still enjoy it to this day."
hez_harrison shared a tip "Wonderfully told film about the revolutionary War"