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Marshall (2017)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 13 October 2017 (USA)
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About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

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About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

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Live Hard. Fight Harder. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexuality, violence and some strong language. | See all certifications »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,000,805 (North America) (15 October 2017)
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Jeffrey DeMunn and James Cromwell both had major roles in The Green Mile. See more »

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In the early 1940s when Marshall gives Friedman, whose experience is in civil law, books to get him up to speed on criminal law, one of the books is the Restatement (Second) of Torts, which is about civil law. And it was published in 1965. See more »

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Eleanor Enters the Courtroom
Written by Marcus Miller
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A Great Introduction to a Great Human Being
14 November 2017 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

Marshall appeared to be written to the audience of people who probably did not know very much about the early NAACP, or Thurgood Marshall in general. The movie did not captivate his pinnacle case "Brown vs Board of Education Topeka" or his ascension to the Supreme Court. The movie did not highlight any of his 32 cases before the United States Supreme Court. This movie was an introductory that raises one's interest in the subject of this man, his contributions to civil rights, and obstacles that faced African Americans during this period of United States History.

I would recommend this movie to people who are very knowledgeable of Justice Marshall, or perhaps not fully aware of the ramifications of his life's work. Perhaps millennial, like myself, who cannot fully appreciate the journey and progress of civil rights, were the target audience of this movie.

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie, and think it is currently undervalued. The actor who played Justice Marshall was great, the actor who played Mr. Friedman was excellent as well. I would also like to give a shoutout to the way the movie portrayed the residing judge of this case, because he was a very significant character and his transitions in the movie truly gave the movie a climactic moment that really resonated with me. I would recommend Marshall to any of my friends and thought it was great.


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