2016 Drama Rated R 110 Minutes
|In Theaters||October 7, 2016|
|On Blu-ray||January 10, 2017|
|On DVD||January 10, 2017|
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Rated R for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity.
Box office gross: $15.8 million. View box office history.
Released by Fox. See more credits.