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12 Years a Slave

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Rated: 18+ (R)20132h 14mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Music Survival Based On True Story Country: United Kingdom 
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In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.12 Years a Slave featuring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (607,752 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#210 Ranked Movie

#14 Ranked in History Movies

#17 Ranked in Music Movies

#19 Ranked in Survival Movies

12 Years a Slave has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (607,752 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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