King - The Miniseries

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  • 1978
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (345)

King - The Miniseries is a three part TV miniseries that aired on NBC in 1978. The movie stars Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson, and Ossie Davis. The movie is about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his role in the Civil Rights movement. The movie shows how he and Coretta, played by Tyson, met in college, the boycotts and marches in the South during the early 1960s and his untimely death in Memphis in 1968. The movie during its original run had great reviews and earned nine Emmy Award nominations, including nominations for the main actors. The movie is detailed and a must watch.

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Dreamer and Inspiration, Pt. 3
3. Dreamer and Inspiration, Pt. 3
February 14, 1978
Part Three of this historic mini-series revolves around Dr. King's incredible gift of getting his message of 'equality for all' into the mainstream media, which not only angered many white people, but some government officials as well, and ultimately lead to his assassination.
The Rise to Leadership, Pt. 2
2. The Rise to Leadership, Pt. 2
February 13, 1978
Part Two of this mini-series covers Dr. King's rise in popularity as a civil rights leader, and the inherit hardships he had to endure from many in the white society who did not want him to succeed.
Minister, Pt. 1
1. Minister, Pt. 1
February 14, 1978
Part One of this mesmerizing three-part mini-series chronicles Martin Luther King's early days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the 1950s, where King begins to build a following by arranging peaceful protests to try and undo the injustices bestowed upon people of color.
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King - The Miniseries is a three part TV miniseries that aired on NBC in 1978. The movie stars Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson, and Ossie Davis. The movie is about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his role in the Civil Rights movement. The movie shows how he and Coretta, played by Tyson, met in college, the boycotts and marches in the South during the early 1960s and his untimely death in Memphis in 1968. The movie during its original run had great reviews and earned nine Emmy Award nominations, including nominations for the main actors. The movie is detailed and a must watch.King - The Miniseries is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on February 14, 1978.

Where to Watch King - The Miniseries

King - The Miniseries is available for streaming on the Orion Pictures website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch King - The Miniseries on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 14, 1978
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (345)