Captured Union soldiers arrive inside the barracks-less POW encampment called Andersonville. The new arrivals, like the hapless souls there before them, are quick to learn the ways of survival. Wring rainwater from clothes for drinking. Use brass uniform buttons as currency. Stay clear of the roving gang of Union thieves called Raiders. And tell no one about the secret plan to tunnel to freedom. Master moviemaker John Frankenheimer directs this epic tale about life inside the most notorious of the American Civil War's prison camps. Haunting scenes of conflict and inhumanity, the trial that brought the Raiders to justice: Frankenheimer includes them all with a skill that brought him a Best Director Emmy.

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Andersonville (1996)

War/Action/Television

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Captured Union soldiers arrive inside the barracks-less POW encampment called Andersonville. The new arrivals, like the hapless souls there before them, are quick to learn the ways of survival. Wring rainwater from clothes for drinking. Use brass uniform buttons as currency. Stay clear of the roving gang of Union thieves called Raiders. And tell no one about the secret plan to tunnel to freedom. Master moviemaker John Frankenheimer directs this epic tale about life inside the most notorious of the American Civil War's prison camps. Haunting scenes of conflict and inhumanity, the trial that brought the Raiders to justice: Frankenheimer includes them all with a skill that brought him a Best Director Emmy.

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Cast
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Jarrod Emick

Josiah Day
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Frederic Forrest

Sgt. McSpadden
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Ted Marcoux

Martin Blackburn
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Carmen Argenziano

Hopkins
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Jayce Bartok

Billy
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Frederick Coffin

Collins
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Cliff De Young

Sgt. John Gleason
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Denis Forest

Mad Matthew
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Justin Henry

Tyce
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Tony Higgins

Tucker
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Kris Kamm

2nd Wisconsin soldier
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Andrew Kavovit

Tobias
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Olek Krupa

Olek Wisnovsky
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William H. Macy

Col. Chandler
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Matt McGrath

Ethan
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Peter Murnik

Limber Jim
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Gabriel Olds

Bob Reese
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Tim Parati

60th Ohio soldier
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William Sanderson

Munn
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Gregory Sporleder

Dick Potter
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Jan Triska

Capt. Wirz
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Bruce Evers

Lt. Barrett
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Blake Heron

Patrick Shay
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Robert David Hall

Samson
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Bruce Winant

Benson
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Judson Vaughn

Capt. Sills
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Stephen Michael Ayers

Captain Russell
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Tim Black

Lt. Oliver
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Clancy Imislund

Col. O'Neil
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Gary Lee Davis

Georgie
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Michael Haynes

Stansfield
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Lonnie R. Smith

Sullivan
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Bud Davis

Delaney
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Charles Lawlor

Willens
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Kyle Hester

Sergeant of the artillery
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Brett Rice

Lt. Dahlgren
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Michael Lowry

Young guard #2
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Kenneth Paul Jones

10th Kentucky corporal
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Jeff Taffet

Guard
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Rick Rogers

17th Maine Corporal
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Lenny Herb

17th Maine private
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Tom Even

Guard with bayonet
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James Leggat

Confederate private
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James Van Harper

Confederate private
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Don Henderson Baker

Hub
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Alex Van

Confederate corporal
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Tom Harper

Aide
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James Mayberry

Maj. Sowell
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Jason Astors

Ethan's friend #1
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Michael Flannery

Ethan's friend #2
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Shawn Considine

Patrick Shay's friend
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Bill Gribble

Old prisoner #1
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Steve Coulter

Old prisoner #2
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Andy Stahl

Jury foreman (as Andrew Stahl)
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Bruce Stephen Ryon

Sergeant
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James Burkhart

Sergeant
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Gary B. Carpenter

Sergeant
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Troy Andrew Cool

Sergeant
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Jason W. May

Sergeant
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Kenn Drescher

Sergeant
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Mark S. Faulkner

Sergeant
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Samuel L. Stephens

Sergeant (as Samuel L. 'Big Steve' Stephens)
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Martin Liebschner Jr.

Sergeant (as Martin 'Banjo Man' Liebschner Jr.)
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Matthew Murdzak

Sergeant
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Tim Kueberth

Sergeant
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Robert E. Westman

Sergeant
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Thomas E. Williams

Sergeant
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Tom Aldredge

Sarg. Hoarce Trimble
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Bren Allison

Extra
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Scott Brantley

Grundy
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Jenni Cline

Prisoner
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Edward Coakley

Sergant (54th Mass)
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Michael Harrington

Curtis
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Robert Lee Hodge

Union prisoner
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Tom Lent

(voice)
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Erica Sansom

POW
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Michael Sansom

POW
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Robert Sterling

Union prisoner
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David Wade

POW
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Thomas F. Wilson

Thomas Sweet (as Tom Wilson)
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Ricardo Andres

Union Prisoner (uncredited)
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Jeff Ballentine

Union prisoner (uncredited)
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Ryan Christian

Raider (uncredited)
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Emmy Collins

Scabbie (uncredited)
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Robbie Cook

POW (uncredited)
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Jason Dolan

Union soldier (uncredited)
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Brian Merrick

Union prisoner (uncredited)
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John Pagano

Union prisoner (uncredited)
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Jude S. Walko

Union prisoner (uncredited)
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Joe Walsh

P.O.W. (uncredited)
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Terrence R. Williams

Union prisoner (uncredited)
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John Youmans

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Joe Trotter

Sergeant
Crew
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John Frankenheimer

Director
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David W. Rintels

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Andersonville

(DVD, Snapper)

6/1/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Andersonville

(DVD)

6/5/2012

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