Amistad [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson.

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (Added Author). Allen, Debbie. (Added Author). Wilson, Colin, 1931- (Added Author). Franzoni, David. (Added Author). Freeman, Morgan. (Added Author). Hawthorne, Nigel. (Added Author). Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- (Added Author). Hounsou, Djimon, 1964- (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Paymer, David. (Added Author). Postlethwaite, Pete. (Added Author). Skarsgård, Stellan. (Added Author). Dreamworks Pictures. (Added Author). HBO Pictures. (Added Author). DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 6 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Dorchester County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library DVD FIC AMI (Text) 30018003572688 Adult DVDs Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch DVD FIC AMI (Text) 30018004638355 Adult DVDs Checked out 08/02/2014

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783231202
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, c1999.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features include: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad; production notes; cast and crew biographies.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1).
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Amistad (Schooner) > Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
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Slave insurrections > United States > Drama.
Trials (Mutiny) > United States > Drama.
Cinque > Drama.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 > Drama.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.