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Black Like Me (1964)

Not Rated
105 min | Drama

Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin so that he could experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.
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Victor Lukens | Henry Mueller (as Henry Mueller II)
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Updated May 20, 1964

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May 20, 1964 (United States)

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28 cast members
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James Whitmore
John Finley Horton John Finley Horton   See fewer
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Sorrell Booke
Dr. Jackson Dr. Jackson   See fewer
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Roscoe Lee Browne
Christopher Christopher   See fewer
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Al Freeman Jr.
Thomas Newcomb Thomas Newcomb   See fewer
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Will Geer
Truckdriver Truckdriver   See fewer
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Robert Gerringer
Ed Saunders Ed Saunders   See fewer
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Clifton James
Eli Carr Eli Carr   See fewer
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John Marriott
Hodges Hodges   See fewer
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Thelma Oliver
Georgie Georgie   See fewer
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Lenka Peterson
Lucy Horton (as Lenka Petersen) Lucy Horton (as Lenka Petersen)   See fewer
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P. Jay Sidney
Frank Newcomb (as P.J. Sidney) Frank Newcomb (as P.J. Sidney)   See fewer
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Billie Allen
Vertell Vertell   See fewer
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Alan Bergmann
Charles Maynard Charles Maynard   See fewer
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Stanley Brock
Salesman Salesman   See fewer
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Sarah Cunningham
Mary Saunders Mary Saunders   See fewer
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Eva Jessye
Mrs. Townsend Mrs. Townsend   See fewer
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Richard Ward
Burt Wilson Burt Wilson   See fewer
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Matt Clark
Mugger in Alley Mugger in Alley   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Fred Parrulli
Man on Bus Man on Bus   See fewer
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Dan Priest
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
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Denver Pyle
Man in Pickup Truck Man in Pickup Truck   See fewer
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Lew Skinner
Stretch Stretch   See fewer
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Raymond St. Jacques
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6.8 / 10 | 560 votes