Movie Trailer for Glory (1989) starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, John Finn, Bob Gunton, Cliff De Young directed by Edward Zwick Movie Review

Glory (1989)   4/54/54/54/54/5

Trailer for Glory

Having returned home to recuperate from minor injuries sustained in battle, Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick - Ferris Bueller's Day Off) accepts the opportunity to take control of the first regiment solely made up of black soldiers. Along with his friend Major Cabot Forbes (Cary Elwes - The Princess Bride) they set about knocking these men made up of ex slaves and freemen into a fighting force, but constantly come across old prejudices as no one believes these men will ever be allowed to fight. Through gritted determination Shaw fights for his men's rights not only to be treated like soldiers and dressed like soldiers but also to be given the chance to fight rather than treated like a work force. And so they head off into battle, a bloody battle which will change the face of the Army forever as it would lead to more black men being allowed to sign up to fight. ... Read Review