Amistad (1997)

Drama
History
Mystery

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

Cast

Theodore Joadson
Martin Van Buren
Queen Isabella
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Blacksmith (uncredited)
Tyler Speech Attendee (uncredited)
First Jury Juror (uncredited)
Spanish Guard (uncredited)
Abolitionist (uncredited)
Tecora Slave (uncredited)
Prostitute (uncredited)
Slave (uncredited)
Clerk of Supreme Court (uncredited)
Court Witness (uncredited)
Judge Coglin (voice) (uncredited)
Ensign Covey
Villager (uncredited)
Spaniard (uncredited)
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Villager (uncredited)
Slave Trader (uncredited)
Spanish Slave Guard (uncredited)
Tecora Slave (uncredited)
Slave / Abolishionist (uncredited)
Abolishionist (uncredited)
Supreme Court Reporter (uncredited)
Congressman (uncredited)
Lieutenant Gedney
Lieutenant Meade
Judge Juttson
John Quincy Adams
Captain Fitzgerald
Judge Coglin
John C. Calhoun
Folowa - Amistad African
Gbatui - Amistad African
Masery - Amistad African
Bai - Amistad African
Morlai - Amistad African
Fabanna - Amistad African
Kwong - Amistad African
Kahei - Amistad African
Almamy - Amistad African
Kessebe - Amistad African
Santigiie - Amistad African
Kpona - Amistad African
Sorie - Amistad African
Jina - Amistad African
Suuleh - Amistad African
Morlu - Amistad African
Roger Sherman Baldwin
Tsukama - Amistad African
Golabu - Amistad African
Mahmud - Amistad African
Professor Gibbs
Warden Pendleton
Mrs. Pendleton
General Espatero
Prison Guard
Pickney
Secretary John Forsyth
Mr. Wright
Captain Ferrar
Cinque's In-Law
Young Aide
Guardsman
Businessman
British Officer
Don Pablo
Spanish Priest
Tecora Captain
Creole Cook
Woman Overboard with Baby
Associate Justice Joseph Story
Bassie - Additional Amistad African
Chike - Additional Amistad African
Kessebe - Additional Amistad African
Tamba - Additional Amistad African
Baa - Additional Amistad African
Kapr - Additional Amistad African
Kenei - Additional Amistad African
Yauai - Additional Amistad African
Followolo - Additional Amistad African
Kpau - Additional Amistad African
Sessi - Additional Amistad African
Vakina - Additional Amistad African
Fawni - Additional Amistad African
Kula - Additional Amistad African
Alkali - Additional Amistad African
Teme - Additional Amistad African
Margru - Additional Amistad African
Njaooni - Additional Amistad African
Kaleiwo - Additional Amistad African
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
Amistad African Extra
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Crew

Original Music Composer
Director of Photography
Makeup Department Head
Costume Design
Production Design
Set Decoration
Script Supervisor
Still Photographer
Rigging Gaffer
Supervising Sound Editor
Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Production Sound Mixer
Stunt Coordinator
Makeup Department Head
Assistant Editor
Stunt Coordinator
Co-Producer
Executive Producer
Associate Producer
Co-Executive Producer
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Art Direction
Art Direction
Set Decoration
Camera Department Production Assistant
Production Intern