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12 Years a Slave (2013)

R
134 min | Biography, Drama, History

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
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John Ridley (screenplay by) | Solomon Northup (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)
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$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 923,715
Gross (USA)
$ 56,671,993
Gross (World)
$ 187,733,202
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Release date
Nov 8, 2013 (United States)

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Chiwetel Ejiofor
Solomon Northup Solomon Northup   See fewer
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Dwight Henry
Uncle Abram Uncle Abram   See fewer
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Dickie Gravois
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Judge Turner Judge Turner   See fewer
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Kelsey Scott
Anne Northup Anne Northup   See fewer
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Quvenzhané Wallis
Margaret Northup Margaret Northup   See fewer
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Alonzo Northup Alonzo Northup   See fewer
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Mr. Moon Mr. Moon   See fewer
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Hamilton Hamilton   See fewer
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Fitzgerald Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Treach Treach   See fewer
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Slave Spiritual Singer 1 Slave Spiritual Singer 1   See fewer
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Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Margaret Northup (adult) Margaret Northup (adult)   See fewer
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Margaret's Husband Margaret's Husband   See fewer
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Slave on Epps farm Slave on Epps farm   See fewer
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Cooke (uncredited) Cooke (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Epps's Slave (uncredited) Edwin Epps's Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Safty (uncredited) Safty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Road Man (uncredited) Road Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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