Amistad

Is it possible to say anything less than adulatory about this generation's Roots without looking like the kind of creep who failed to weep for Mother Teresa? This epic reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding a bloody 1839 uprising aboard the ironically named Spanish slave ship La Amistad (it means friendship) is consistently earnest and well-intentioned...read more

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Amistad - Official Trailer
02:28 — True story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which men abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors (more…)
Amistad - (Original Trailer)
Steven Spielberg's Amistad (1997), the true story of a rebellion on a slave ship that inflamed 1840's America.

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Is it possible to say anything less than adulatory about this generation's Roots without looking like the kind of creep who failed to weep for Mother Teresa? This epic reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding a bloody 1839 uprising aboard the ironi… (more)

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