The Birth of a Nation Movie

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The Birth of a Nation


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2016 | R | Drama Historical | 1hr, 50m

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Birth of a Nation release date was Friday, October 7, 2016. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Nate Parker
Nat Turner
Armie Hammer
Samuel Turner
Aunjanue Ellis
Nancy Turner
Penelope Ann Miller
Elizabeth Turner
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Directed by

Nate Parker

Screenwriter

Nate Parker

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Rating MPAA

R for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity

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Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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