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Director: Abby Mann

Key Cast: Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lonny Chapman, Ossie Davis, Cliff DeYoung, Al Freeman, Jr.

Rating: Not Rated

Genre(s): Biography, Drama, Mini-Series


Starring Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis, "King" is a riveting story about the life of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"King" provides a dramatic and intimate look at one of America's most public heroes during a tumultuous time in the United States. You will see the personal side of Dr. Martin Luther King's life in a way that you have never seen it before.

Nominated for eight Emmy Awards, "King" was a originally a television mini-series that aired in February, 1978.


•  This mini-series was created before Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday was made into a national holiday in 1983.


•  "King" won a 1978 Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series.

•  "King" was nominated for eight 1978 Emmy Awards:  Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Cicely Tyson), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Lead Series (Paul Winfield), Outstanding Directing (Abby Mann), Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series (Abby Mann), Outstanding Achievement in Makeup, Outstanding Film Editing and Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Ossie Davis)

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"King" is a riveting dramatization of the
life of Dr. Martin Luther King.

A television mini-series that aired in
1978, this movie stars a host of African-
American acting legends including
Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and
Roscoe Lee Brown.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Movies


Movies About Dr. Martin Luther King
Interested in more movies about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King? Check out the films and documentaries below.


martin luther king I have a dream dvd coverMartin Luther King "I Have a Dream"
This is the most famous speech that
Dr. Martin Luther King ever gave.

This is a filmed recording of the "I Have A
Dream Speech" that he delivered to over 200,000 people in front of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963.



citizen king dvd coverCitizen King - Documentary
This PBS documentary about
Dr. Martin Luther King explores
the last five years of his life. It
includes many personal accounts
and interviews with friends, associates and historians.




our friend martin dvd cover Our Friend, Martin
This educational and delightful animated
film was produced in association with the
King family.

When a sixth-grade class goes on a field trip to a museum, they learn more than they ever imagined about the person, Dr. Martin
Luther King, and what he did for our country.



king a man of peace in a time of war dvd cover King - A Man of Peace in a
Time of War

This film contains rare footage of
interviews with Dr. Martin Luther King.
Most notable, is a pointed question and
answer conversation on the Mike Douglas Show in 1967.



king history channel dvd cover King (History Channel Documentary)
This documentary explores the life and impact of
Dr. Martin Luther King forty years after his death.

Among the many interviews is a rare
discussion with his son, Dr. Martin Luther King III and
former President
Bill Clinton.




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"King" stars Paul Winfield as Dr. Martin Luther King.

Nominated for eight Emmy Awards, "King" dramatically tells the life story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The all-star cast also includes Cicely Tyson, Ossie Davis and Roscoe Lee Brown.

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