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The Color of Courage (1998)

Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

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Lee Rose
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Hamilton ... Anna Sipes
Lynn Whitfield ... Minnie McGhee
Bruce Greenwood ... Benjamin Sipes
Roger Guenveur Smith ... Mac McGhee
David Andrews ... Philip Renfrew
Jenny O'Hara ... Dorothy Renfrew
Gannon Brown Gannon Brown ... Reggie McGhee
Shan Elliot ... Orsel McGhee
Tegan Moss ... Maggie Sipes
Kevin McNulty ... Thompson
Paul Jarrett ... Stanford
Dee Jay Jackson ... Fred
Bill Dow ... Winchell
Gillian Barber ... Carol
Glynis Davies ... Audrey
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Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, wrote the script. Written by Julie Chapman

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sipes vs. McGhee See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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awesome movie
10 February 2003 | by hmorseySee all my reviews

this is one of the best movies that i have ever seen. it is a true story about two women who try to maintain a friendship despite the racism that is going on even in their own families. Hamilton stars as the white woman who is befriending the black family.


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