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 Martin Luther King Jr. estate had already licensed the film rights for his civil right speeches to DreamWorks and Warner Brothers for a yet to be produced biopic. For this film, Ava DuVernay wrote new variations of those speeches.
President Lyndon B. Johnson:
Are you trying to shit me, George Wallace? Are you trying to fuck over your president?
A harvest gold blender is in the Kings' kitchen. Harvest gold was first available in the late 1960s.
Apart from the production companies involved, there are no opening credits.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)
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