The Color of Courage Poster

Release Date: 1999

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
African-American Mac McGhee (Roger Guenveur Smith) moves into an exclusively white neighborhood in the 1940s along with his wife, Minnie (Lynn Whitfield), and their two sons. Their next-door neighbor, Anna Sipes (Linda Hamilton), welcomes them, and the women become good friends. But the rest of the neighbors, including Anna's husband, Benjamin (Bruce Greenwood), aren't so happy living near a black family, and band together to have the McGhees removed. This film is based on true events.

Cast: Linda Hamilton, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce Greenwood, Roger Guenveur Smith, Laurie Murdoch, David Andrews, Jenny O'Hara, Gannon Brown

Director: Lee Rose

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Husband, Emotional, Friendship, Rivalry, Underdog, 1940s, Son, Father, Mother, Tense, Gripping