From documentaries to biopics, we're ranking the best movies about Martin Luther King, Jr. The civil rights activist has been depicted numerous times in film and TV, but this list only looks at movies where Martin Luther King, Jr. is the central character. What is the best MLK movie?
In one of his greatest roles, David Oyelowo portrayed Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Oscar nominated movie Selma. Some good MLK documentaries include In the Hour of Chaos, King in the Wilderness, and Bringing King to China.
Vote up the best movies about MLK, and feel free to add your favorites if they're missing from the list.
Directed by: Charles Burnett
Directed by: Robert Brousseau, Vincenzo Trippetti
Directed by: Rob Hardy
Directed by: Peter W. Kunhardt
Directed by: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Directed by: Kevin McKiernan
Directed by: Adam Pertofsky
Directed by: Bayer Mack
Directed by: Clark Johnson