John Wayne produces, directs and stars in this "bigger than life" ('Life' Magazine) chronicle of one of the most remarkable events in American history. At the Alamo — a crumbling adobe mission — 185 exceptional men joined together in a sacred pact: they would stand firm against an army of 7,000 and willingly give their lives for freedom. Filmed entirely in Texas, only a few miles from the site of the actual battle, 'The Alamo' is a visually stunning and historically accurate celebration of courage and honor. Co-starring Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey and Chill Wills, and garnering seven Oscar®* nominations, it is a "truly memorable movie spectacle" (Leonard Maltin). *1960: Picture, Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Sound (winner), Editing, Score and Song

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The Alamo (1960)

Unrated

War/Adventure/Drama/Western · 2h 42m · 10/24/1960

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The Mission That Became a Fortress, The Fortress That Became a Shrine

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John Wayne produces, directs and stars in this "bigger than life" ('Life' Magazine) chronicle of one of the most remarkable events in American history. At the Alamo — a crumbling adobe mission — 185 exceptional men joined together in a sacred pact: they would stand firm against an army of 7,000 and willingly give their lives for freedom. Filmed entirely in Texas, only a few miles from the site of the actual battle, 'The Alamo' is a visually stunning and historically accurate celebration of courage and honor. Co-starring Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey and Chill Wills, and garnering seven Oscar®* nominations, it is a "truly memorable movie spectacle" (Leonard Maltin). *1960: Picture, Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Sound (winner), Editing, Score and Song

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

English, Spanish

Country

United States

Production Companies

Batjac Productions, The Alamo Company

Budget

$12,000,000

Revenue

$6,334
Part Of
Cast
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William Henry

Dr. Sutherland (as Bill Henry)
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Richard Widmark

Col. Jim Bowie
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Bill Williams

Tennessean (uncredited)
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John Wayne

Col. Davy Crockett
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Laurence Harvey

Colonel William Barret Travis
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Frankie Avalon

Smitty
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Patrick Wayne

Capt. James Butler Bonham
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Linda Cristal

Flaca
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Joan O'Brien

Mrs. Sue Dickinson
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Chill Wills

Beekeeper
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Joseph Calleia

Juan Seguin
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Ken Curtis

Capt. Almeron Dickinson
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Carlos Arruza

Lt. Reyes
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Jester Hairston

Jethro
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Veda Ann Borg

Blind Nell Robertson
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John Dierkes

Jocko Robertson
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Denver Pyle

Thimblerig (the Gambler)
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Aissa Wayne

Lisa Angelica Dickinson
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Hank Worden

Parson
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Bill Daniel

Col. Neill
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Wesley Lau

Emil Sande
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Chuck Roberson

Tennesseean
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Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Lt. 'Irish' Finn (as Guinn Williams)
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Olive Carey

Mrs. Dennison
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Ruben Padilla

General Santa Anna
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Richard Boone

Gen. Sam Houston
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Ray Ackland

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Charles Akins

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Harold Allgood

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Lee Allison

Tennessean (uncredited)
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D.E. Barentine

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Carol Baxter

Melinda (uncredited)
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Abe Blankenship

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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F. Bode

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Cy Malis

Pete (uncredited)
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J.R. Miller

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Jim Kennedy

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Bryan McAfee

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Jack Miller

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Don Middlebrook

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Bob Morgan

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Boyd 'Red' Morgan

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Bob Moss Sr.

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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C.A. Nicks

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Ray Ochoa

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Dale Parsons

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Jack Pennick

Sgt. Lightfoot (uncredited)
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Gil Perkins

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Jerry Phillips

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Homer Pierce

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Lee Roy Powell

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Lupe Reyes

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Warren Rhea

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Ed Riley

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Rudy Robbins

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Cruz Rodriquez

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Eleno Rodriquez

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Teresa Champion

Flamenco Dancer (uncredited)
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Willie 'El Curro' Champion

Flamenco Guitarist (uncredited)
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Bob Harris

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Antonia Morales

Mexican Woman (uncredited)
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John Michael Quinn

Bowieman (uncredited)
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Ricardo Rosales

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Bob Rose

Tennessean (uncredited)
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George Ross

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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LeRoy Ryland

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Charles Sanders

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Alberto Sandoval

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Guadalupe Santoya

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Pete Schneider

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Bill Shannon

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Ben Shirley

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Chester Smith

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Dan Smith

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Dean Smith

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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George Sofge

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Greg Souquet

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Jack Spain

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Jerry Sterner

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Winner Stevens

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Ted Sumerall

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Alfred Taylor

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Martin Torres

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Julian Trevino

Silvero Seguin (uncredited)
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Jesse Valdez

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Charles Veltmann Jr.

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Jim Walker

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Pilar Wayne

Alamo Woman (uncredited)
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Toni Wayne

Alamo Woman (uncredited)
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Ted White

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Jack Williams

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Clay Wilson

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Thomas Worrell

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Jim Wright

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Danny Borzage

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Buff Brady

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Paul Breen

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Jim Brewer

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Jim Burk

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Joe Canutt

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Tap Canutt

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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A.R. Carpenter

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Ed Carter

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Georges Cartes

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Vincente Castro

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Raul De Luna

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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LeJean Eldridge

Mrs. Guy (uncredited)
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Rojelio Estrada

Mexican Boy (uncredited)
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Estill Ezell

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Manuel Farias

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Rosita Fernández

Cantina Girl (uncredited)
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Mickey Finn

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Gerry Fisher

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Karl Flenn

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Miguel Garza

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Yndalecio Gonzales

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Mike Goulla

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Fred Graham

Bearded Volunteer (uncredited)
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Joe Graham

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Big John Hamilton

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Chuck Hayward

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Tom Hennesy

Bull (uncredited)
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Frank Higgins

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Doug Hodges

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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John Hudkins

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Joe Jackson

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Leroy Johnson

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Elmo Jones

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Eddie Juaregui

Tennessean (uncredited)
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Wayne Kendrick

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Ronald Lee

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Cliff Lyons

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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Efrain Maldonada

Bowie's Charro (uncredited)
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Charles Kone

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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John McGuyer

Bowie's Man (uncredited)
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David Kuykendall

Travis' Man (uncredited)
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Doug McNealy

Travis' Man (uncredited)
Crew
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John Wayne

Director
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James Edward Grant

Writer
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William H. Clothier

Cinematograpy
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Dimitri Tiomkin

Music
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Stuart Gilmore

Editor
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Disc Releases
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The Alamo

(DVD)

12/19/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

The Alamo

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/19/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

The Alamo

(DVD, Clamshell)

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The Alamo

(DVD)

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