12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

Theatrical Release: Oct. 18, 2013

DVD and Blu-ray Release: March 4, 2014

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.


  • Drama
  • History

Quality Rating: 79%

MPAA Rating: R

Run Time: 134 minutes (2:14)

Format: Feature

Director: Steve McQueen




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