Down 8,657 this week

Chicago 10 (2007)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 1,077 users   Metascore: 69/100
Reviews: 12 user | 69 critic | 24 from

Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video


Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 12 Dec 2010
a list of 33 titles
created 15 Feb 2011
a list of 31 titles
created 25 Jan 2012
a list of 37 titles
created 21 Oct 2013
a list of 42 titles
created 5 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Chicago 10" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Chicago 10 (2007)

Chicago 10 (2007) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chicago 10.

User Polls

2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: George Benson, Gerald Early, Aretha Franklin
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana.

Director: Brett Morgen
Stars: Aaron Burckhard, Chad Channing, Don Cobain
Kid Notorious (TV Series 2003)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An animated parody of Hollywood from the mind and mouth of Robert Evans.

Stars: Robert Evans, Alan Selka, Niecy Nash
30 for 30 (2009–2015)
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan
Independent Lens (TV Series 1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love.

Director: Nick Broomfield
Stars: Courtney Love, Nick Broomfield, Kurt Cobain
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts.

Director: AJ Schnack
Stars: Kurt Cobain, Michael Azerrad, Courtney Love
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Brett Morgen
Stars: Thomas Mikal Ford, Ted Ligety, Scott Macartney
On Tour (TV Series 1997)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Ross Viner, Steve Earle, Nil Lara

The residents of a small town grapple with the ruthless killing of a young girl and a teacher.

Director: Brett Morgen
Biography | Drama | Music

A biopic of the late Nirvana frontman.

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The creators of 'Dora the Explorer' discuss the series' cultural and educational impact.

Director: Debra Eisenstadt
Stars: Regan Mizrahi, Caitlin Sanchez, Marc Weiner


Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Foran (voice)
Jerry Rubin (voice)
Bobby Seale (voice)
Mary Ellen Dahl / Waitress (voice)
Lloyd Floyd ...
Robert Pierson / Arthur Aznavoorian / Police Officer (voice)
Paul Krassner (voice)
Leonard Weinglass ...
Himself (voice)
Norman Mailer / Marshal 1 (voice)
Julian Dean ...
Reporter 2 (voice)


Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Speak Your Peace. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexual images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:



Release Date:

18 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$42,724 (USA) (29 February 2008)


$176,545 (USA) (18 July 2008)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 1 March 2008 (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

informative, eye-opening and creative
16 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The time: August 1968. The place: the Chicago Amphitheater, host to that year's Democratic National Convention. The event: the riots that broke out when an assortment of "hippies, yippees and just plain kids" took to the streets to protest the US' continuing involvement in the Vietnam War. The march and sit-in, originally billed as a "Festival of Life," turned violent when the ramped-up police and National Guard forces, estimated at well over 25,000 strong, began tear-gassing and billy-clubbing the demonstrators on the last night of the convention – in full view of the nation's citizens who watched in shock and amazement as it unfolded on their TV sets at home.

The demonstrations were largely organized by The National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, from whose leadership ranks would come many of the men destined to go down in the annals of anti-establishment folklore as the Chicago 7 (the 10 of the title comes from the inclusion of Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale, who had his trial severed, and the two lawyers). After the incident, these men were placed on trial, charged with conspiracy and with violating the Anti-Riot Act of 1968. All seven - David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Abbie Hoffman, William Kunstler, Jerry Rubin, Rennie Davis and John Froines – were to wind up spending at least some time behind bars for their "crimes." Written and directed by Brett Morgan, the documentary "Chicago 10" blends amazing archival footage with animated re-enactments of the trial – based on actual court transcripts – with A-list actors like Hank Azaria, Nick Nolte, Mark Ruffalo, Roy Scheider and Liev Schreiber providing the voices.

The movie provides a fascinating glimpse into not only those turbulent times but the minds of the men who helped to bring them about. For instance, it's amusing to note how the defendants treated the trial itself almost as if it were some form of subversive street-theater, in the hopes of antagonizing the conservative judge, Julius Hoffman (they really DO seem to have gotten under his skin), and destroying the court's authority in the process. Also, in the months when the trial was going on, the defendants would fan out across the country on their off-hours, lecturing on colleges campuses – with most of the speaking fees going to defray the cost of the trial - raising awareness among the students and becoming counter-culture celebrities and spokesmen for a whole new generation of politically activated youngsters. Then the men would return to Chicago to resume their roles in the trial.

The final twenty minutes or so of the movie - as we watch the government forces move in to disperse the protesters and the subsequent chaos that ensued - are riveting and eye-opening to say the least. But the whole movie is engaging and informative and reminds us of just how fragile a thing the right to free speech and assembly can be even in a country that prides itself on that being the very foundation upon which its democracy is built.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Has anyone seen this? masb1987
How am I supposed to take this seriously? jsipes4925
animation smileylover89
Big budget re-make... or rip off? rationalandpsyched2
Animated documentaries KVStewart77
Kiddies, guess what I found.... slashs-top-hat
Discuss Chicago 10 (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: