The Long Walk Home
The Long Walk Home (1990)

The Long Walk Home is a recreation of a troubled era in American history. The time is 1955; the place, Montgomery, Alabama. When Rosa Parks, an African American woman, is arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man, it is… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 26, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Moving Civil Rights story heavy on "N" word but uplifting.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

An excellent performance from Whoopi Goldberg. A memorable moment in cinema.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Suffers from too much focus on the white characters, but still an important story, respectfully told.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Drama set in Alabama during the 1955 bus boycott proclaiming that racial equality cannot be eased into effortlessly; it requires the rigors of change and commitment.

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Kevin N. Laforest
Apollo Guide

An inspiring lesson in tolerance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Great history lesson re the Montgomery bus boycott. However, production values are low and the acting is less than compelling. This could have been a much more… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Very powerful movie - great performances by all.
Cameron Johnson
Before Richard Pearce took a "Leap of Faith", he just took "The Long Walk Home"! "So you think you're a Romeo, playing in a part… More
Leo L
Great movie.