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 only film that year to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, but not at the Producers Guild of America Awards.
Martin Luther King Jr.:
What happens when a man says enough is enough?
Sheriff Jim Clark was not on horseback firing a pistol during the first attempted march to Montgomery. He had just flown into Montgomery after an appearance on ABC's "Issues and Answers" and arrived about the time the march broke up.
The initial credits are shown over stills from the film and from promotional materials.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)