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.
Martin Luther King Jr.:
We will not wait any longer!
Martin Luther King Jr.: Give us the vote!
Jimmie Lee Jackson: That's right - no more!
Martin Luther King Jr.: We're not asking - we're demanding! Give us the vote!
When the police begin attacking the marchers at the bridge, the film depicts the event being broadcast live around the country. At the time, the event would've been filmed and shown later, after processing. Live news started many years later.
The initial credits are shown over stills from the film and from promotional materials.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)
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