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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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Zora Neale Hurston
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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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His Name Means Justice See more »

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Biography | Drama

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

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13 October 2017 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,000,805, 15 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,051,659, 18 January 2018
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2.20 : 1
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Trivia

The synagogue Sam Friedman is shown attending with his family is called "Temple Rodef Shalom". "Rodef shalom" is Hebrew and means "pursuer of peace"; the Talmud applies this label to a person who stands for justice, as Friedman's character does in this movie. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, Marshall is shown dropping some coins into a pay phone in Mississippi to call Friedman in Connecticut to see what the verdict in the case was. Although that's how it would have happened 20 or 30 years later, in 1941, it would have involved first calling Central, who would have than called a hub which would have established a trunk line to New York City, and so on. The whole process might have taken all day to make that long distance call. See more »

Soundtracks

Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Peter Tchaikovsky)
Courtesy of APM Music
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Supporting Character stronger than Protagonist
25 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I thought the script was flawed and shallow. One dimensional cliché of a truly great subject. Thurgood Marshall was given short shrift. We need more than a one dimensional caricature to make a movie. Doesn't pass the sniff test. In short this was a quick movie-factory production-line job, as it were. Why? Is it because October is low season?


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