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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

R
120 min | Biography, Drama, History

Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.
Director
Nate Parker (directed by)
Writers
Nate Parker (screenplay by) (story by) | Jean McGianni Celestin (story by)
Composer
Henry Jackman (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Steven Rosenblum (edited by)
Production Designer
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Budget
$ 8,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,625,000
Gross (USA)
$ 15,858,754
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Release date
Oct 7, 2016 (United States)

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87 cast members
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Nate Parker
Nat Turner Nat Turner   See fewer
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Armie Hammer
Samuel Turner Samuel Turner   See fewer
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Penelope Ann Miller
Elizabeth Turner Elizabeth Turner   See fewer
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Jackie Earle Haley
Raymond Cobb Raymond Cobb   See fewer
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Mark Boone Junior
Reverend Walthall (as Mark Boone Jr.) Reverend Walthall (as Mark Boone Jr.)   See fewer
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Dwight Henry
Isaac Turner Isaac Turner   See fewer
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Esther Scott
Bridget Bridget   See fewer
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Tony Espinosa
Young Nat Turner Young Nat Turner   See fewer
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Jayson Warner Smith
Earl Fowler Earl Fowler   See fewer
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Jason Stuart
Joseph Randall Joseph Randall   See fewer
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Katie Garfield
Catherine Turner Catherine Turner   See fewer
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Kai Norris
Jasper Jasper   See fewer
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Chris Greene
Nelson Nelson   See fewer
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Steve Coulter
General Childs General Childs   See fewer
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Justin Randell Brooke
Guiles Reese Guiles Reese   See fewer
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Dominic Bogart
Hank Fowler Hank Fowler   See fewer
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Allen Phoenix
Abner (as Allen Scott) Abner (as Allen Scott)   See fewer
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Aiden Flowers
Young John Clarke Young John Clarke   See fewer
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Dane Davenport
John Clarke John Clarke   See fewer
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Danny Vinson
Benjamin Turner Benjamin Turner   See fewer
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Tom Proctor
E.T. Brantley E.T. Brantley   See fewer
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Rebel Boy #1 Rebel Boy #1   See fewer
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Griffin Freeman
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Turner Hideaway (uncredited) Turner Hideaway (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 17,493 votes