In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government ... See full summary »

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Benito Garza
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Travis
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Capt. Sam Garner
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Otto MacNab (as Rick Schroder)
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In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan independence. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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An epic as big as the land that shaped it.


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16 April 1995 (USA)  »

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James A. Michener's Texas  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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This film was released on home video before its television premiere to help defray the $12,000,000 production costs. See more »

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This movie demonstrates why great Authors hate to have their books made into movies...
13 August 2000 | by (Memphis TN.) – See all my reviews

Let's start with the similarities of the book and the movie, James Michener's name appears on both and it is set in the early days of Texas. From there, only the character's name resemble anything from the book. Granted there are a few good actors(Stacy Keach,David Keith), They are far outnumbered by ones that should seek work in B-grade horror flicks. The camera work was so bad I could swear some of the battle scenes looked like old footage from a 50's movie. The Writers took a magnificent story about the history of Texas and made into something I could see on Rawhide or The Rifleman. All in all, This was a big disappointment


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