The Birth of a Nation (2016) Movie Poster
  • Released
  • October 7, 2016
  • R, 1 hr 50 min
  • Drama
  • 3,277 Fan Ratings

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The Birth of a Nation (2016) Synopsis

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.

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Rated R | For for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity

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Common Sense Media says

Stirring, provocative, flawed, bloody slave-revolt story.

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