What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage of Martin Luther King Jr. is blended with colorful animation as the students learn about - and actually meet - the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality. Produced in association with the King family, "Our Friend, Martin" features an unprecedented all-star voice cast and a hot hit soundtrack with music performed by top contemporary artists and classic Motown greats. It's a fun, new way for your family to share Dr. King's inspiring message of hope and courage that changed the course of our nation's history.

  1. Vincenzo Trippetti


  2. Robert Brousseau


  3. Chris Simmons


  4. Sib Ventress


  5. Deborah Pratt


  6. Dawn Comer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ed Asner

    Ed Asner

    Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner)

  2. Angela Bassett

    Angela Bassett

    Miles' Mom (voice)

  3. Lucas Black

    Lucas Black

    Randy (voice)

  4. Theodore Borders

    Martin at Age 12 (voice)

  5. LeVar Burton

    LeVar Burton

    Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton)

Full Cast & Crew

Our Friend, Martin



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 12, 1999


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 0m

Budget -

Revenue -



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