12 Years a Slave

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

R 134 min - Drama, History - October 30, 2013, October 30, 2013
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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, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Director:  Steve McQueen
Stars:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alfre Woodard, Chris Chalk, Taran Killam, Bill Camp, Kelsey Scott, Bryan Batt, Quvenzhané Wallis, Garret Dillahunt, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Ashley Dyke, Cameron Zeigler, Tony Bentley, Christopher Berry, Mister Mackey Jr., Craig Tate, Storm Reid, Tom Proctor, Marc Macaulay, Vivian Fleming-Alvarez, Douglas M. Griffin, John McConnell, Marcus Lyle Brown, Richard Holden, Rob Steinberg, Anwan Glover, James C. Victor, Liza J. Bennett, Nicole Collins, J.D. Evermore, Andy Dylan, Deneen Tyler, Mustafa Harris, Gregory Bright, Austin Purnell, Thomas Francis Murphy, Andre Shanks, Kelvin Harrison, Scott M. Jefferson, Isaiah Jackson, Topsy Chapman, Devin Maurice Evans, Jay Huguley, Devyn A. Tyler, Willo Jean-Baptiste, Ruth Negga, Jason Ament, Jon Arthur, Sean Paul Braud, Blake Burt, Carroll Burt, Joseph Randy Causin, Edward J. Clare, JJ Coker, Haylie Creppel, Justin Edward Davis, Emily D. Haley, Jim Johnson, Mark Joyce, John C. Klein, Cynthia LeBlanc, Elton LeBlanc, Gerard 'Jerry' Lewis, Kevonte Mcdonald, Ritchie Montgomery, Myesha-Tiara, Jason Owen, Shawn Parsons, Haley Powell, Wayne Pére, Terrell Ransom Jr., Erin Rementer, Andre Robinson, Corrina Roshea, Katherine Jeanie Russell, Jarett Shorts, Chaz Smith, Tyler Soerries, Tre Tureaud, Justin Christopher Vaughn, Bob Walker, Caroline Grace Williamson, Timothy Wyant

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Storyline

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, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.


Collections: Steve McQueen

Tagline: The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup

Genres: Drama, History

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Language:  English

Box Office

Budget:  $20,000,000
Revenue:  $187

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 14 min