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Amistad

1997 Rated R 2hr 35m

An African-born slave leads a mutiny against his brutal captors, but because the ship is in American waters, a U.S. court must decide the slaves' fates. In an eloquent courtroom speech, ex-president John Quincy Adams argues for the Africans' freedom.

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Movie Details

Awards
1998 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1998 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Anthony Hopkins
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
Ratings
R
Some scenes of strong brutal violence and some related nudity
15
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

None

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew information; trailer; behind-the-scenes featurette.

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, English SDH, French, Portuguese

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: DTS-HD Master Audio, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Other, Trailers