Lists: Drama, Biopic, Historical, Social Revolution, Best Picture nominee 2010 to 2019

Brief Synopsis: ""Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act."

Overall Ranking: 389 (Rank from 2014: # 13)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 63.16%
Regular 31.58%
Half-Popped 5.26%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Chris of This Is Madness100(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread98(full review)Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 6
Sober Film Critic James Brown97 - Sometimes films about the past illuminate the present.
(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine97(full review)
David Baruffi97 - The review is incomplete.
(full review)
Sean Kelly90(full review)
Citizen Charlie88(full review)
Paul's Trip To The Movies88(full review)
Bryan Lienesch88 - Very dark but very, very powerful!
Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 6
Darren of Movie Reviews 10187(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
RMMR Daniel Hernandez85(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik80
Ryan Critic80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80Scary: 4
Rewatch: 4
Ben Lane70(full review)
Stewart Hoffman52(full review)

People Involved

  • David Oyelowo (Martin Luther King)
  • Tom Wilkinson (Lyndon Baines Johnson)
  • Carmen Ejogo (Coretta Scott King)
  • Andre Holland (Andrew Young)
  • Omar J. Dorsey (James Orange)
  • Alessandro Nivola (John Doar)
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Lee White)
  • Colman Domingo (Ralph Abernathy)
  • Oprah Winfrey (Annie Lee Cooper)
  • Ava DuVernay (Director)
  • Bradford Young (Director)
  • Paul Webb (Director)