Glory (1989 movie)

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Glory
Directed byEdward Zwick
Produced byFreddie Fields
Screenplay byKevin Jarre
Based onLay This Laurel 1973 novel
by Lincoln Kirstein
One Gallant Rush 1965 novel
by Peter Burchard
Starring
Music byJames Horner
CinematographyFreddie Francis
Edited bySteven Rosenblum
Production
company
Freddie Fields Productions
Distributed byTriStar Pictures
Release date
  • December 14, 1989 (1989-12-14) (Limited)
  • February 16, 1990 (1990-02-16) (Wide)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$18 million[1]
Box office$27 million[2]

Glory is a 1989 American war drama movie directed by Edward Zwick.

It is about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army's first African-American regiment in the American Civil War.

It stars Matthew Broderick as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman as fictional members of the 54th.

Glory was nominated for five Academy Awards and won three, including Best Supporting Actor for Washington.

It premiered in limited release in the United States on December 14, 1989, and in wide release on February 16, 1990, making $27 million on an $18 million budget.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Glory". The Numbers. Retrieved November 7, 2010.
  2. "Glory". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 25, 2019.