this powerful and violent epic tells the true story of The Alamo, a place where the Mexican army captured during a small war in Texas. groups of Texans help to defend the Alalmo, but fail in doing so. they then go on to defeating the Mexican army. this film has great cinematography and special effects, but is very violent. there are countless shootings, stabbings, explosions, destruction, and hand to hand fighting. mixed in the with all the hardcore thrills, is plenty of modearte language and scenes of heavy drinking.