Amistad (1997)

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In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.


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Details

Release Date:

25 December 1997

Language

English, Mende, Spanish, Portuguese


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,661,866 (USA) (14 December 1997)

Gross:

$44,175,394 (USA) (5 April 1998)

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