Amistad (1997)

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.

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Summary Details
Domestic DistributorDreamWorks Distribution
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Domestic Opening$4,573,523
Earliest Release DateDecember 10, 1997 (Domestic)
Running Time2 hr 35 min
GenresBiography Drama History
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