6.4/10
2,375
117 user 67 critic

Harriet (2019)

Trailer
2:32 | Trailer

In Theaters Now

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Director:

Kasi Lemmons

Writers:

Gregory Allen Howard (screenplay by), Kasi Lemmons (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
29 ( 27)

'Harriet' Cast Discuss the Role Music Plays in the Film

Cynthia Erivo and director Kasi Lemmons describe the important role that music plays in the film Harriet.

Watch now

2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Black and Blue I (2019)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A rookie New Orleans police officer is forced to balance her identity as a black woman after she witnesses two corrupt cops committing murder.

Director: Deon Taylor
Stars: Naomie Harris, Frank Grillo, Mike Colter
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.

Director: Edward Norton
Stars: Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Stars: Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi
Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.

Director: Paul Feig
Stars: Madison Ingoldsby, Emma Thompson, Boris Isakovic
Midway (2019)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Director: Roland Emmerich
Stars: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson
The Lighthouse I (2019)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director: Robert Eggers
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sarah Connor and a hybrid cyborg human must protect a young girl from a newly modified liquid Terminator from the future.

Director: Tim Miller
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

Director: Mike Flanagan
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran
Countdown III (2019)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Director: Justin Dec
Stars: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman
Honey Boy (2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.

Director: Alma Har'el
Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe
Pain & Glory (2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cynthia Erivo ... Harriet / Minty
Leslie Odom Jr. ... William Still
Joe Alwyn ... Gideon Brodess
Clarke Peters ... Ben Ross
Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Rit Ross
Omar J. Dorsey ... Bigger Long
Henry Hunter Hall ... Walter
Tim Guinee ... Thomas Garrett
Nick Basta ... Foxx
Joseph Lee Anderson ... Robert Ross
Antonio J Bell ... Henry Ross
CJ McBath ... Junyah Ross
Alexis Louder ... Jane
Aria Brooks ... Anger (8)
Janelle Monáe ... Marie Buchanon
Edit

Storyline

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Written by Focus Features

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Be free or die


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harriet See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,676,720, 3 November 2019

Gross USA:

$26,505,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,505,425
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first feature film to be made about the life of Harriet Tubman. See more »

Quotes

Harriet: I'm gonna be free or die.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
NOT a must see.
3 November 2019 | by MrTLJSee all my reviews

This film is a pg version about an important figure in American history who had to endure the horrors of the white mans demonic slavery. Most of the events that happen in this film is fabricated. The story is terrible. And the way that black men are depicted in this film is a problem... Why 5 stars? The cinematography is great and the acting was good.


22 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 117 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed