2000 DIRECTOR: Roland Emmerich May Contain Spoilers! This was one of the last films that Mel Gibson would star before he directed the hugely controversial The Passion Of The Christ (2004)¬†and his fall from grace throughout the latter 2000's, as well as the first major film Roland Emmerich (Independence Day (1996) & Godzilla (1998) would¬†make … Continue reading THE PATRIOT (2000)