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The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Joe Alwyn ... Gideon
Cynthia Erivo ... Harriet Tubman
Janelle Monáe ... Marie
Tim Guinee
Vanessa Bell Calloway
Clarke Peters
Jennifer Nettles ... Eliza
Leslie Odom Jr. ... William Still
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Tory Kittles ... Frederick Douglass
Deborah Ayorinde
Omar J. Dorsey
Claire Bronson ... Rachel Garrett
Nick Basta ... Foxx
Mitchell Hoog ... Vince
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Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Written by Focus Features

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Be free or die


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Both Vondie Curtis-Hall and Vanessa Bell Calloway were in Coming to America (1988). See more »

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Inspiration
11 September 2019 | by imdb-ikysmoviedatabaseSee all my reviews

Really inspiring movie does get a bit slow in the middle but a really good biopic.


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