IMDb rating: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74%Watch full movie now
Harriet tells 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.
This powerful film is led by fast-rising star Cynthia Erivo (The Outsider) in the title role, for which she received a 2020 Oscar nomination as well as a Golden Globe nomination. The cast also includes Emmy nominee Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton, Central Park), multiple Grammy nominee Janelle Monáe (Moonlight, Hidden Figures), Clarke Peters (The Wire), and British-Nigerian actor Zackary Momoh (Seven Seconds, Doctor Sleep).
Harriet is written and directed by Black reel nominee Kasi Lemmons (Talk to Me, Luke Cage, Eve’s Bayou), and co-written by Black Reel-winner Gregory Allen Howard (Ali).