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Writers (WGA):
Howard Fast (novel)
Howard Fast (teleplay)
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Release Date:
10 January 2000 (USA) See more »
Washington needed a victory, they got a miracle.
A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins See more »
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  (in credits order)

Jeff Daniels ... Gen. George Washington

Roger Rees ... Gen. Hugh Mercer

Sebastian Roché ... Col. John Glover

Steven McCarthy ... Alexander Hamilton

John Henry Canavan ... Gen. Henry Knox
Ned Vukovic ... Gen. William 'Lord' Stirling
David Ferry ... Gen. Nathaniel Greene

Nigel Bennett ... Gen. Horatio Gates
Karl Pruner ... Gen. Sullivan
Duncan McLeod ... Williams

Andrew Kraulis ... Billy
Kelly Harms ... Tommy

Jonathan Watton ... Cadman

Kris Holden-Ried ... Capt. Heineman (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
Chris Williamson ... Officer
Paul Brogren ... Soldier #1
Robert Persichini ... Soldier #2
Peter Cockett ... Abe
Michael Proudfoot ... Jacob (fisherman) (as Jacob Michael Proudfoot)

Tim Post ... Ike (fisherman)

Julian Richings ... McKenzie
Shaun Austin-Olsen ... Barclay
Paulette Sinclair ... Mrs. Barclay
Donald Ewer ... McKonkey

James Kidnie ... Col. Rall
John Watson ... Piel
Christopher Crumb ... Man #1
Michael Frolick ... Man #2
Mary Pirie ... Woman
Cliff Saunders ... Billy Perkins
Rick Parker ... Mounted police officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kassandra Marr ... Mrs. Williams - soldier's wife
Dennis Nicomede ... Man on the Street
Hamish Robertson ... Wounded soldier
Stefen Rollpiller ... Fisherman Jacob
Kevin Windsor ... Hessian Soldier / Continental Soldier
Shawn Connell ... Soldier (uncredited)
Jason Leduc ... Soldier (uncredited)
Jason McMaster ... Hessian and american soldier (uncredited)

Craig Michaels ... Soldier (uncredited)
Daniel Shaw ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Harmon 
Writing credits
Howard Fast (novel "The Crossing")

Howard Fast (teleplay)

Produced by
Robert W. Christiansen .... executive producer (as Bob Christiansen)
David Coatsworth .... producer
David Craig .... supervising producer
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E Network
Rick Rosenberg .... executive producer
Original Music by
Gary Chang 
Cinematography by
Rene Ohashi 
Film Editing by
Zach Staenberg 
Casting by
Phyllis Huffman 
Diane Kerbel 
Production Design by
Lindsey Hermer-Bell 
Art Direction by
Edward Bonutto 
Set Decoration by
Ian Greig 
Costume Design by
Michael Harris 
Makeup Department
Rachel Affolter .... second assistant makeup
Katarina Chovanec .... key hair stylist
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist
Amanda Milne .... assistant hair stylist
Jordan Samuel .... key makeup designer
Production Management
D.J. Carson .... assistant production manager
David Coatsworth .... unit production manager
Barry Greenfield .... post-production supervisor
Lawrence E. Neiman .... post-production supervisor (as Larry Neiman)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tyler Delben .... trainee assistant director
Rocco Gismondi .... second assistant director
Kevin Hourigan .... third assistant director
Branko Racki .... second unit director
Michael Zenon .... first assistant director
Art Department
Kelly Farrah .... property master
David Greig .... set dresser
Adrian Hardy .... props
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... re-recording mixer
Willy Allen .... dialogue editor
Jim Borgardt .... supervising adr editor
Pat Cassin .... second boom operator
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
Stuart French .... production sound mixer
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist
Tony Jenkins .... re-recording mixer
Andrew Lackey .... sound editor
Ken Lee .... boom operator
Matthew Pavolaitis .... extra effects mixer: Technicolor Glendale (as Matt Pavolaitis)
Charles W. Ritter .... dialogue editor
Christopher Sheldon .... supervising sound editor
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Joel Skeete .... digital compositor
Rafael Macho .... title designer (uncredited)
Mark Savela .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Matt Birman .... stunt performer
Eric Bryson .... stunts
Earl Foster .... stunt double: Colonel Rall
Danny Lima .... stunts
Duncan McLeod .... stunt performer
Branko Racki .... stunt coordinator
Robert Racki .... utility stunts
Kevin Rushton .... stunts
Robert C. Shannon .... water safety
John Stead .... stunt performer
Steve Lucescu .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Steve Lucescu .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Jason McMaster .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
Branko Racki .... stunts (uncredited)
John Stoneham Jr. .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Chmura .... camera operator
Maris H. Jansons .... director of photography: second unit (as Maris Jansons)
Bruce Macaulay .... still photographer
David Niven .... assistant camera
David Owen .... gaffer
David Pamplin .... key grip (as David 'Stretch' Pamplin)
Casting Department
Olivia Harris .... casting associate
Diane Kerbel .... casting: Toronto
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bev Ball .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Tom Costain .... associate editor
Lauren Giordano .... editor: main titles
Location Management
Douglas Till .... location manager (as Doug Till)
Music Department
Jeff Bunnell .... musician: trumpet
Todd Hayen .... orchestrator
Sherry Whitfield .... music editor
Ron Goldstein .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Tim Fagan .... driver: cast
Dave Marwick .... driver: cast
Rick Selmanovic .... driver
Jeff Steinberg .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Julie Black .... assistant: Jeff Daniels
Christian Bobak .... craft service
James F. Breithaupt .... production accountant
Jill Carter .... script supervisor
Sabine Graham .... production coordinator (as Sabine Bernhard)
Gordon Laco .... marine advisor
Jeremy Major .... production assistant
Rick Parker .... animal wrangler
Todd Shannon Jr. .... dive supervisor
Peter Twist .... military advisor
Marlea Willis .... senior unit publicist
Kyle Cooper .... title designer (uncredited)
Earl Foster .... double: James Kidnie (uncredited)

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89 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Alexander Hamilton attended King's College (now Columbia University) in New York. One of his classmates was George Washington's stepson, Jack Custis.See more »
Factual errors: The weather, as portrayed, does not match the severe conditions during the actual battle. When the attack on Trenton began, it was a near whiteout blizzard - a factor which allowed the Revolutionaries to approach the town unobserved.See more »
Gen. Horatio Gates:Surrender. This revolution is over.
Gen. George Washington:So we surrender. We weigh the pros and cons and reason prevails. But you see, sir, I am an unreasonable man as well as a poor soldier. But you are right. My men are not soldiers. They are lads. Sixteen, seventeen, eighteen. They run away. They fear the Hessians as they fear death...
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17 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Did you know that Washington crossed the Delaware three times., 23 July 2004
Author: pksky1 from Northern California

I didn't either. This and many other interesting facts are revealed in this exciting and dramatic portrayal of General George Washington. It is basically a war drama played out with high realism. The temptation to reduce this piece of history to some kind of patriotic passion play is studiously resisted. Washington himself is played with real aplomb by Jeff Daniels. There are many excellent and gripping scenes of combat. I was surprised to learn that this was made for television. All in all it is a high quality movie good for casual entertainment and only spiced by the guarantee of some education too.

For some reason or another commenting on this movie requires at least ten lines. As much as I enjoyed it, there was nothing about it that suggest a comment with ten lines or more. Seven or less was plenty.

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