Our Friend, Martin (1999)

NR 01/12/1999 (US) DramaFamilyAnimation 1h

A Magical Movie Adventure Inspired by the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Overview

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. Robert Brousseau

    Director

  2. Vincenzo Trippetti

    Director

  3. Dawn Comer

    Writer

  4. Deborah Pratt

    Writer

  5. Chris Simmons

    Writer

  6. Sib Ventress

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward Asner

    Edward 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

    Theodore Borders

    Martin at Age 12 (voice)

  5. LeVar Burton

    LeVar Burton

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

  6. Jessica Garcia

    Maria (voice)

  7. Danny Glover

    Danny Glover

    Train Conductor (voice)

  8. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg

    Mrs. Peck (voice)

  9. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Turner (voice)

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Full Cast & Crew

Our Friend, Martin
Our Friend, Martin

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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