PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
David Oyelowo fought very hard for 7 years to get the role of Martin Luther King Jr. Lee Daniels, the original director, eventually cast him. Oyelowo convinced the producers that Ava DuVernay was the right director to take over the project.
Martin Luther King Jr.:
We negotiate, we demonstrate, we resist.
As the first march to Montgomery begins, an establishing shot shows a sign with an italicized Pepsi logo introduced in 1991.
Martin Sheen is not listed in the credits.
$633,173 (USA) (2 January 2015)
$52,066,000 (USA) (10 April 2015)
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