Amistad

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About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
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About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Original Release

12/10/1997

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Cast

Morgan Freeman Theodore Joadson
Matthew McConaughey Roger Sherman Baldwin
Djimon Hounsou Cinque
Nigel Hawthorne Martin Van Buren
David Paymer Secretary John Forsyth
Pete Postlethwaite Holabird
Stellan Skarsgard Tappan
Chiwetel Ejiofor Ensign Covey
Anna Paquin Queen Isabella
Tomas Milian Calderon
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steven Spielberg

Writers

David Franzoni

Cast

Morgan Freeman Theodore Joadson
Matthew McConaughey Roger Sherman Baldwin
Djimon Hounsou Cinque
Nigel Hawthorne Martin Van Buren
David Paymer Secretary John Forsyth
Pete Postlethwaite Holabird
Stellan Skarsgard Tappan
Chiwetel Ejiofor Ensign Covey
Anna Paquin Queen Isabella
Tomas Milian Calderon
John Ortiz Montes
Ralph Brown Lieutenant Gedney
Allan Rich Judge Juttson
Paul Guilfoyle Attorney
Peter Firth Captain Fitzgerald
Jeremy Northam Judge Coglin
Arliss Howard John C. Calhoun
Rusty Schwimmer Mrs. Pendleton
Jake Weber Mr. Wright
Pedro Armendariz Jr. General Espatero (as Pedro Armendariz)

Producers

Laurie MacDonald Executive Producer
Walter F. Parkes Executive Producer
Tim Shriver Executive Producer
Bob Cooper Executive Producer
Debbie Allen Producer
Steven Spielberg Producer
Colin Wilson Producer
You Producer
Bob Cooper Producer
Bonnie Curtis Producer
Paul Deason Producer
Walter F. Parkes Producer
Tim Shriver Producer
Laurie MacDonald Producer

Editors

Michael Kahn

1998 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1998 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
1998 Oscar Best Costume Design Nominated
1998 Oscar Best Music, Original Dramatic Score Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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