The Alamo (2004)
Director: John Lee Hancock
Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton) and Jim Bowie (Jason Patric), and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's (Emilio Echevarría) forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
- Feature film debut of Patrick Wilson
- All the actors and extras playing the Alamo defenders were assigned actual names of the defenders killed in battle.
- Several of the extras in the movie were actual descendants of the defenders of the Alamo or people who took part in the Texas Revolution.
- Billy Bob Thornton learned to play the violin for some scenes that required it.
- Safia Gray [Ursula Veramendi]