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Selma (2015)

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David Oyelowo David Oyelowo
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Carmen Ejogo Carmen Ejogo
Coretta Scott King
Jim France Jim France
Gunnar Jahn
Trinity Simone Trinity Simone
Girl #1
Mikeria Howard Mikeria Howard
Girl #2
Jordan Rice Jordan Rice
Girl #3
Nadej k Bailey Nadej k Bailey
Girl #5
Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey
Annie Lee Cooper


Written by
Paul Webb Paul Webb
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A very good movie

5 years, 11 months ago at Mar 5 18:44
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Since I kept hearing some really good things about this movie, I was really eager to check it out. Well, it has been a while since I have seen such an heartbreaking picture. Indeed, like everyone else, I do believe that Martin Luther King was one of the most inspiring human beings that ever lived and this movie was a great reminder on how difficult and sad his fight was. In fact, I thought the mes... read more

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8 years, 1 month ago at Dec 22 5:48
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I watched this in a promo screening at my theater and the diversity of the people watching it next to each other was amazing. I think Martin Luther King Jr. made it possible to be able to do that and he would have been proud to see such a thing if he were still around. This was such a powerful movie. It's inspiring and intense. There are several moments where I found myself shaking my head in disg... read more

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8 years ago at Feb 3 1:10
1 vote
BAM, that was quite an opening! This is definitely worth watching: directing, performance, costume, sets, etc. I'm not old enough to know much on or about Martin Luther King so unsure on accuracy (hence the rating), Yet this remains an eye opener, as I suspect it'll be for most viewers.
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A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Release date: 9 January 2015
Tags: Drama (10), 2014 (8), History (6), Biography (5), Racism (5), 2010s (5), Civil Rights (3), 1960s (3), Biopic (3), Politics (2), Usa (2), Murder (2), Revolution (2), Based On A True Story (2), U.S. History (2), Based On True Story (2), Alabama (2), Racist (2), Voting (2), Martin Luther King Jr (2)
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