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Freebird... The Movie (1996)

See classic live performances, interviews and vintage footage of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd band.


Jeff G. Waxman


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Credited cast:
Allen Collins ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Gaines ... Himself (archive footage)
Billy Powell ... Himself
Artimus Pyle ... Himself
Gary Rossington ... Himself
Ronnie Van Zant ... Himself (archive footage)
Leon Wilkeson ... Himself
JoJo Billingsley ... Herself
Cassie Gaines Cassie Gaines ... Herself (archive footage)
Leslie Hawkins Leslie Hawkins ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Teresa Gaines Teresa Gaines
Judy Van Zant Jenness Judy Van Zant Jenness


See classic live performances, interviews and vintage footage of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd band.

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As never seen. As never heard. As free as a bird. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief drug references | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

30 August 1996 (USA) See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,549, 1 September 1996

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Did You Know?


The band Molly Hatchet included a cover of the song "FreeBird" on their Double Trouble Live album as a tribute to Ronnie Van Zant. Ronnie Van Zant had lent his own recording studio to the band before they recorded their first album. See more »

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Great movie.
29 December 1998 | by Yoda-24See all my reviews

Skynyrd at the rawest and best. This film is a must for any Skynyrd fan. The interviews and home movies show that these guys weren't just rock 'n' roll gods.

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