Just Mercy

Just Mercy

  • 2019
  • R
  • 136 min
  • USA
  • drama

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Writers: Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Lanham

Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Rafe Spall

Just Mercy dramatizes a real-life injustice with solid performances, a steady directorial hand, and enough urgency to overcome a certain degree of earnest advocacy.

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  • Destin Daniel Cretton
    Destin Daniel Cretton
    Destin Daniel Cretton is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He is best known for writing and directing his second feature film, Short Term 12.

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  • Adam Graham (Detroit News)

    Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, "Just Mercy" follows a predictable path that is nonetheless rousing due to the strength of its real-life elements. | Full Review...


Tagline: Every generation has its hero. Meet ours.

Certificate: R

Genres: drama

Categories: death row, alabama, lawyer, death penalty, prison, african american, race relations, innocence, witness, civil rights, district attorney, death of a girl, execution, electric chair, never give up


Producer: Gil Netter, Asher Goldstein

Editor: Nat Sanders

Casting: Carmen Cuba

Director of photography: Brett Pawlak

Original music composer: Joel P. West

Costume design: Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

Executive producer: Mike Drake, Michael B. Jordan, Gabriel Hammond, Charles D. King, Niija Kuykendall

Production design: Sharon Seymour

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 136 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Color

Also Known As

  • Il diritto di opporsi (IT)
  • La Voie de la Justice (FR)
  • Cuestión de justicia (ES)
  • Buscando justicia (AR)
  • Luta por Justiça (BR)
  • Tudo Pela Justiça (PT)
  • Buscando justicia (MX)