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David Oyelowo stars as Martin Luther King Jr. in this historical drama set during the height of the American civil-rights movement, and depicting the marches from Selma, AL, to the state capital of Montgomery to secure voting rights for black people. Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey produce and Ava DuVernay (Ava DuVernay, Ava DuVernay) directs. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 25, 2014

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Ava DuVernay New Generation Award 2014 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Ava DuVernay Best Director 2014 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Ava DuVernay Best Director 2014 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oprah Winfrey Best Picture 2014 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jeremy Kleiner Best Picture 2014 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association John Legend Best Original Song 2014 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Bradford Young Best Cinematography 2014 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Carmen Ejogo Best Supporting Actress 2014 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Christian Colson Best Picture 2014 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Common Best Animated Feature 2014 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association David Oyelowo Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2014 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards David Oyelowo Best Male Lead 2014 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dede Gardner Best Picture 2014 Nominee

Cast

David Oyelowo
as Martin Luther King Jr.
Tom Wilkinson
as Lyndon Baines Johnson
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
as Fred Gray
Alessandro Nivola
as John Doar
Giovanni Ribisi
as Lee C. White
Common
as James Bevel
Carmen Ejogo
as Coretta Scott King
Lorraine Toussaint
as Amelia Boynton
Wendell Pierce
as Reverend Hosea Williams
Tim Roth
as George Wallace
Oprah Winfrey
as Annie Lee Cooper
Andre Holland
as Andrew Young
Omar J. Dorsey
as James Orange
Tessa Thompson
as Diane Nash
Colman Domingo
as Ralph Abernathy
Martin Sheen
as Frank Minis Johnson
Dylan Baker
as J. Edgar Hoover
Niecy Nash
as Richie Jean Jackson
Nigel Thatch
as Malcolm X
Jeremy Strong
as James Reeb
Corey Reynolds
as CT Vivian
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Bayard Rustin
E. Roger Mitchell
as Reverend Frederick Reese
Kent Faulcon
as Dr. Sullivan Jackson
Clay Chappell
as Registrar
Jody Thompson
as Actor
Brian Kurlander
as Voice on Recorder
Mark Cabus
as State Attorney
Brandon O'Dell
as Reeb's Companion

Crew

Ava DuVernay
Director
Oprah Winfrey
Producer
Brad Pitt
Producer
Dede Gardner
Producer
Christian Colson
Producer
Jeremy Kleiner
Producer
Bradford Young
Cinematographer
Mark Friedberg
Production Designer
Cameron Mccracken
Executive Producer
Brad Pitt
Executive Producer
Nan Morales
Executive Producer
Ava DuVernay
Executive Producer
Paul Garnes
Executive Producer
Ruth E. Carter
Costume Designer
Myron Hoffert
First Assistant Director
Willie D. Burton
Sound Mixer
Aisha Coley
Casting
Jeremy Sample
Stunts Coordinator
Dottie Starling
Visual Effects Supervisor
Andy Koyama
Re-Recording Mixer
Dane Allan Smith
Visual Effects Producer
Paul Garnes
Unit Production Manager
Dana Hart
Costumes Supervisor
Paul Hackner
Sound Effects Editor
Susan MacLeod
Visual Effects Supervisor
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