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Our Friend, Martin (1999)

TV-G
Video | 60 min | Animation, Drama, Family

This is the story of a black teenager named Miles, who has to go on a class field trip to the museum of learning what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did for humanity, he thinks that he'd rather play baseball. But the trip turns into an ...See moreThis is the story of a black teenager named Miles, who has to go on a class field trip to the museum of learning what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did for humanity, he thinks that he'd rather play baseball. But the trip turns into an exciting adventure when he and his best friend, Randy, who's white, are sent back in time meeting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at several points during his life. Written by Anthony Pereyra See less
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Dawn Comer Jefferson (story) (as Dawn Comer) (as Dawn Comer) | Chris Simmons (story) | Sib Ventress | Deborah Pratt
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Updated Jan 12, 1999

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Jan 12, 1999 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Edward Asner
Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner) Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner)   See fewer
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Angela Bassett
Miles' Mom (voice) Miles' Mom (voice)   See fewer
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Lucas Black
Randy (voice) Randy (voice)   See fewer
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Theodore Borders
Martin at Age 12 (voice) Martin at Age 12 (voice)   See fewer
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LeVar Burton
Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton) Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton)   See fewer
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Jessica Garcia
Maria (voice) Maria (voice)   See fewer
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Danny Glover
Train Conductor (voice) Train Conductor (voice)   See fewer
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Whoopi Goldberg
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Samuel L. Jackson
Turner (voice) Turner (voice)   See fewer
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James Earl Jones
Daddy King (voice) Daddy King (voice)   See fewer
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Ashley Judd
Mrs. Dale (voice) Mrs. Dale (voice)   See fewer
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Richard Kind
Mr. Willis (voice) Mr. Willis (voice)   See fewer
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Dexter King
Martin at Age 34 (voice) (as Dexter Scott King) Martin at Age 34 (voice) (as Dexter Scott King)   See fewer
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Yolanda King
Christine King (voice) Christine King (voice)   See fewer
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Zachary Leigh
Kyle (voice) Kyle (voice)   See fewer
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Robert Ri'chard
Miles (voice) Miles (voice)   See fewer
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Susan Sarandon
Mrs. Clark (voice) Mrs. Clark (voice)   See fewer
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John Travolta
Kyle's Dad (voice) Kyle's Dad (voice)   See fewer
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Jaleel White
Martin at Age 15 (voice) Martin at Age 15 (voice)   See fewer
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Adam Wylie
Sam Dale (voice) Sam Dale (voice)   See fewer
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Oprah Winfrey
Coretta Scott King (voice) Coretta Scott King (voice)   See fewer
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Frank Welker
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Jess Harnell
Reporter #1 / Demonstrator (voice) Reporter #1 / Demonstrator (voice)   See fewer
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Joe Lala
Reporter #2 / Demonstrator (voice) Reporter #2 / Demonstrator (voice)   See fewer
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John Wesley
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Elizabeth Primm
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Jodi Carlisle
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Ralph Abernathy
Himself - consoles Coretta King (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - consoles Coretta King (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene 'Bull' Connor
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Jesse Jackson
Himself - pallbearer (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - pallbearer (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethel Kennedy
Herself - at King's funeral (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - at King's funeral (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert F. Kennedy
Himself - at King's funeral (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - at King's funeral (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Coretta Scott King
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Martin Luther King
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Bayard Rustin
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6.7 / 10 | 786 votes