PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
The movie's title comes from the name of the city, Selma, in Alabama, which is the starting place of the historic voting rights march shown in the movie.
Hey, what you need guns for?
Angry Marcher: The Bible says an eye for an eye, reverend.
Andrew Young: Yeah?
Angry Marcher: I'm sick of this shit!
Andrew Young: How many guns you think they got down there? That's an entire army down there. What you got? A couple of .32s? A .38? Maybe a couple of old ...
Angry Marcher: I ...
Martin Luther King replaces a transparent plastic trash bag. In 1965, home garbage cans were lined with a paper shopping bag, if at all.
Apart from the production companies involved, there are no opening credits.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)
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