Revolution (1985)

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
  • Release Date: 1985-12-25
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 102 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 6min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Goldcrest
  • Production Country: Norway, United Kingdom
  • Director: Hugh Hudson
star 5.3/10
From 102 Ratings



New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur.

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  • Al Pacino

    as Tom Dobb
  • Donald Sutherland

    as Sgt. Maj. Peasy
  • Nastassja Kinski

    as Daisy McConnahay
  • Joan Plowright

    as Mrs. McConnahay
  • Dave King

    as Mr. McConnahay
  • Dexter Fletcher

    as Ned Dobb
  • Sid Owen

    as Young Ned
  • Richard O'Brien

    as Lord Hampton
  • Steven Berkoff

    as Sgt. Jones
  • Annie Lennox

    as Liberty Woman
  • Paul Brooke

    as Lord Darling
  • Graham Greene

    as Ongwata
  • Robbie Coltrane

    as New York Burgher
  • Felicity Dean

    as Betsy
  • Kate Hardie

    as Carrie
  • Jesse Birdsall

    as Sgt Peasy
  • Jonathan Adams

    as Chaplain
  • Frank Windsor

    as Gen Washington
  • Adrian Rawlins

    as Bill
  • John Wells

    as Corty
  • Stefan Gryff

    as Capt Lacy
  • William Marlowe

    as Sgt Marley
  • Rebecca Calder

    as Bella
  • Eric Milota

    as Merle
  • Jo Anna Lee

    as Amy
  • Harry Ditson

    as Israel Davis
  • Theresa Boden

    as Abby
  • Larry Sellers

    as Honchwah
  • Malcolm Terris

    as Dr Sloane
  • Skeeter Vaughan

    as Tonti
  • Joseph Runningfox

    as Iroquois Indian
  • Matthew Sim

    as Assistant Hairdresser
  • Lex van Delden

    as Pierre
  • Tristram Jellinek

    as Marcel
Directing Hugh Hudson Director
Writing Robert Dillon Screenplay
Production Chris Burt Executive Producer
Production Irwin Winkler Producer
Sound John Corigliano Original Music Composer
Camera Bernard Lutic Director of Photography
Editing Stuart Baird Editor
Production Noel Davis Casting
Art Assheton Gorton Production Design