Selma (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, History


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A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.


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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Ava DuVernay

Writer:

Paul Webb

Did You Know?

Trivia

It's not mentioned in the film, but Diane Nash and James Bevel were married during the time period covered. They married in 1961, had 2 children, and divorced in 1968 (the same year King was assassinated).


Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr.: Selma it is.


Goofs

When Martin Luther King leads the marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a cell phone tower is visible on the right side of the screen.


Crazy Credits

Apart from the production companies involved, there are no opening credits.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama | History

Details

Release Date:

9 January 2015

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA, France

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)

Gross:

$52,076,908 (USA)

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