After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.
- Genre: Drama, History, War, Action
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures, Centropolis Entertainment, Mutual Film Company, Global Medien KG
- Keyword: rebel, southern usa, loss of loved one, martial arts, general, patriotism, insurgence, daughter, south carolina, epic, based on true story, sword fight, gore, mission, historical fiction, soldier, patriot, 18th century, american revolution, revolutionary war
- Cast: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Chris Cooper, Tchéky Karyo