12 Years a Slave Movie Poster
  • Released
  • October 18, 2013
  • R, 2 hr 14 min
  • Drama
  • 6,331 Fan Ratings

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12 Years a Slave Synopsis

Free black New Yorker Solomon Northup is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South.

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Rated R | For violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality

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Common Sense Media says

Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.

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