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Amistad

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind... freedom. With Anthony Hopkins (as former President John Quincy Adams), Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman.

Year: 1997
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Racial Intolerance, Legal Eagles
Country: USA
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Nigel Hawthorne, Matthew McConaughey, Djimon Hounsou, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgard
Duration: 148 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
7.3/10
Location in store: Drama

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