Our Friend, Martin (1999)

What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage of Martin Luther King Jr. is blended with colorful animation as the students learn about - and actually meet - the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality. Produced in association with the King family, "Our Friend, Martin" features an unprecedented all-star voice cast and a hot hit soundtrack with music performed by top contemporary artists and classic Motown greats. It's a fun, new way for your family to share Dr. King's inspiring message of hope and courage that changed the course of our nation's history.

  • Robert Brousseau
  • Vincenzo Trippetti
  • Dawn Comer
  • Chris Simmons
  • Sib Ventress
themoviedb icon 6.5/10
  • Release Date: 1999-01-12
  • Views: 93
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60

Lucas Black

Randy (voice)

John Travolta

Kyle's Dad

Ashley Judd

Mrs. Dale (voice)

Samuel L. Jackson

Turner (voice)

Richard Kind

Mr. Willis (voice)

Susan Sarandon

Mrs. Clark

Frank Welker

Bull Connor / Chihuahua

Ed Asner

Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner)

Angela Bassett

Miles' Mom (voice)

LeVar Burton

Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton)

Danny Glover

Train Conductor (voice)

Whoopi Goldberg

Mrs. Peck (voice)

James Earl Jones

Daddy King (voice)

Jaleel White

Martin at Age 15

Oprah Winfrey

Coretta Scott King
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