Lists: Drama, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "Gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin helps Martin Luther King Jr. and others organize the 1963 March on Washington."

Overall Ranking: 2303 (Rank from 2023: # 73)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 16.67%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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MaddWolf George85 - That’s much thanks to a soaring performance by Colman Domingo. A character actor known for decades of memorable performances, Domingo takes the lead in Rustin and owns the film from frame one.
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People Involved

  • Colman Domingo (Bayard Rustin)
  • Chris Rock (Roy Wilkins)
  • Glynn Turman (A. Philip Randolph)
  • Aml Ameen (Martin Luther King Jr.)
  • CCH Pounder (Dr. Anna Hedgeman)
  • Michael Potts (Cleveland Robinson)
  • Bill Irwin (A. J. Muste)
  • Maxwell Whittington-Cooper (John Lewis)
  • Gus Halper (Tom)
  • DaVine Joy Randolph ()
  • Johnny Ramey (Elias)
  • Carra Patterson (Coretta Scott King)
  • Adrienne Warren (Claudia Taylor)
  • Audra McDonald (Ella Baker)
  • Daniel Johnson (Business Partner)
  • John Barnes (Background Marcher (uncredited))
  • Jules Latimer (Joyce Ladner)
  • Cotter Smith (Chief Wells)
  • Lilli Kay ()
  • Jeffrey Wright ()
  • Audra McDonald ()
  • Adams Bellouis ()
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