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In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solom
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2013-10-18
Runtime 134 minutes
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jupiter_leigh shared a tip "Was a good story but I couldn't get all the way through it, very intense and sickening☹"
uniquelyKmee shared a tip "I've never cried during a movie but I definitely had to hit that pause button an collect myself"
dorian_adams shared a tip "The greatest film depiction of slavery we have."
karanne_preston shared a tip "It’s a bit sad educational and give credit to the human spirit. Well acted"
brittany_marie shared a tip "Changed my life ;("
angela_penny_9830 shared a tip "Hard to accept this was allowed to happen"
Reema_ shared a tip "The saddest movie ever!"
tammy_adams_7588 shared a tip "Good movie made me angry sad tears slavery wrong in any form"
laurie_palmer_6627 shared a tip "Really upsetting, but I’m so glad I saw it. I have so much to learn."
sheen_sehgal shared a tip "It opened my eyes"
cristian_nieto-mora shared a tip "Great film about slavery, wow that felt weird to type out, but I think you know what I mean"
jefe shared a tip "Great movie!"
juan_martinez_558 shared a tip "Yes very good movie and tragically a true story"
soni_mar shared a tip "Sad reminder or a past we can't forget =("
eddy_mach shared a tip "Amazing"
aashika_bhatta shared a tip "Have you guys watched this movie. Cuz its the one of them which should not missed."
cathy_stoddert shared a tip "A potent film. Difficult to watch at times, but so necessary."
willie_williams shared a tip "Alright"
craig_lott shared a tip "It was the truth."
crisrosy shared a tip "A movie that is so well made and important but also so hard to watch, I can only see it once."
clarissa_stonewall shared a tip "What an amazing film. I’ve watched it three times and still feel like I need more. It’s incredible and a true story."
victoria_pinon shared a tip "Powerful story. Hard to watch."
lynn_james_6900 shared a tip "Amazing!"