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Based on the true story of the failed mutiny on board the slave ship Amistad in 1839, and the courtroom battle that followed. In the trial that would challenge the very foundation of the American legal system, abolitionist Theodore Joadson, trial lawyer Roger Baldwin and ex-president John Quincy Adams argue for the freedom and civil rights of the captive African slaves.

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Cast:
Morgan Freeman (as Joadson)
Nigel Hawthorne (as Martin Van Buren)
Anthony Hopkins (as John Quincy Adams)
Djimon Hounsou (as Cinque)
Matthew McConaughey (as Baldwin)
David Paymer (as Secretary Forsyth)
Pete Postlethwaite (as Holabird)
Stellan Skarsgård (as Tappan)
Razaaq Adoti (as Yamba)
Abu Bakaar Fofanah (as Fala)
Anna Paquin (as Queen Isabella)
Tomas Milian (as Calderon)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (as Ensign Covey)
Derrick N. Ashong (as Buakei)
Geno Silva (as Ruiz)

Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Written By:David Franzoni
Produced By: DreamWorks SKG [us]

Release Date December 14th, 1997

Length of Movie: 152 min

MPAA Rating: Rated R for some scenes of strong brutal violence and some related nudity.

Budget: $40,000,000

Opening Weekend: $4,661,866 (USA)

Domestic Box Office Gross: $44,175,394

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1. Dry Your Tears, Afrika
2. Sierra Leone, 1839/Capture of Cinque
3. Crossing the Atlantic
4. Cinque's Theme
5. Cinque's Memories of Home
6. Middle Passage
7. Long Road to Justice
8. July 4, 1839
9. Mr. Adams Takes the Case
10. Amistad Remembered
11. Liberation of Lomboko
12. Adams Cummation
13. Going Home
14. Dry Your Tears, Afrika (Reprise)

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