Boycott (2001)

The Story of Martin Luther King and One Act of Defiance That Changed a Nation

  • Genre: History, Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 2001-02-24
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 13 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Norman Twain Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Clark Johnson
star 6.6/10
From 13 Ratings


This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Jeffrey Wright

    as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Terrence Howard

    as Ralph Abernathy
  • CCH Pounder

    as Jo Ann Robinson
  • Carmen Ejogo

    as Coretta Scott King
  • Reg E. Cathey

    as E.D. Nixon
  • Aaron Neville

    as Angry Neighbor
  • Erik Dellums

    as Bayard Rustin
  • Erik M. Underwood

    as Church Member
  • Brent Jennings

    as Rufus Lewis
  • Iris Little Thomas

    as Rosa Parks
  • Shawn Michael Howard

    as Fred Gray
  • Heather Gunn

    as Angry Neighbor
  • Cassi Davis

    as Cook
  • Mike Hodge

    as Daddy King
  • Walter Franks

    as Reverend Fields
  • Mert Hatfield

    as Mayor Gayle
  • Whitman Mayo

    as Reverend Banyon
  • Ron Leggett

    as Juke Joint Patron
  • Dan Biggers

    as Judge
Directing Clark Johnson Director
Writing Stewart Burns Book
Writing Timothy J. Sexton Writer
Writing Herman Daniel Farrell Writer
Directing H.H. Cooper First Assistant Director