Glory

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • R
  • Historical, War

Never self-serving, this glorious film tells the hitherto shamefully uncelebrated story of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first unit of black troops raised by the Union to fight in the Civil War. Commanded by Colonel Robert Shaw (Matthew Broderick), the 25-year-old son of abolitionist Boston Brahmins, the ragtag assemblage includes...read more

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Glory - Trailer
01:30 — Masterful portrait of the Civil War's first black infantry unit, led by a young white officer. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!
Glory - Official Trailer
00:32 — Masterful portrait of the Civil War's first black infantry unit, led by a young white officer. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!
(Movie Clip) Colored Soldiers
Home in Boston after surviving Antietam, Union officer Robert Gould Shaw feted by his abolitionist parents (Jane Alexander, Peter Michael Goetz), with (more…)
(Movie Clip) Robert Gould Shaw
Director Edward Zwick s stirring opening, Matthew Broderick as Union officer Robert Gould Shaw, reading partly from his original letters, Kevin Jarre (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Never self-serving, this glorious film tells the hitherto shamefully uncelebrated story of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first unit of black troops raised by the Union to fight in the Civil War. Commanded by Colonel Robert Sha… (more)

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