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The Patriot

The Patriot is the name of several movies, released in 1916, 1917, 1928, 1996, 1998 and 2000.

The 1928 film was written by Julian Johnson[?] and Hanns Kräly[?]. The film was an adaptation of several different plays: Paul I by Dmitri Merezhkovsky[?]; Der Patriot by Alfred Neumann[?]; and The Patriot by Ashley Dukes[?]. The film was directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

The movie is a biographical story of Tsar Paul I of Russia, starring Emil Jannings, Florence Vidor[?] and Lewis Stone. It won the Academy Award for Best Writing Achievement and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Lewis Stone), Best Art Direction, Best Director and Best Picture.

Only pieces of this film are left, there is no complete copy.


In the 1998 action film a Canadian patriot has to foil a militia's plot to release a deadly virus.

Rated R by the MPAA

Stars: Steven Seagal, Gallard Sartain[?], L.Q. Jones[?], Whitney Yellow Robe[?]

Director: Dean Semler[?]

Produced by Patrick Choi[?], Mile Niami[?], Howard L. Baldwin[?], Steven Seagal, Jules R. Nasso[?]

Written by M. Sussman[?]


The 2000 film was written by Robert Rodat[?] and directed by Roland Emmerich[?].

The plot is a fictionalized account of the story of Francis Marion, also known as the Swamp Fox[?]. In this version, Mel Gibson plays Colonel Benjamin "The Ghost" Martin, driven against his will to fight the British in colonial South Carolina.



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