Selma

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  127 min.
Release Date: January 9, 2015
DVD: May 5, 2015

Current rating: Rating: 4.12
based on 48 votes and 10 reviews
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Cast: David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Tim Roth, Giovanni Ribisi, Dylan Baker, Oprah Winfrey, Alessandro Nivola, Wendell Pierce, Henry G. Sanders, Stephan James

Synopsis

The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s (David Oyelowo) historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Director: Ava DuVernay
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner, Oprah Winfrey
Screenplay: Paul Webb

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  • 5 stars "This movie was GREAT: The cast was Awesome: LOVED IT"
  • 5 stars "outstounding movie. David Oyelowo embodies the spirit of Dr. King. A wonderful performance that has been the best I've seen in many, many years."
  • 5 stars "BRILLIANT!!!"