The Color of Friendship (2000) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Color of Friendship (2000)





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This made-for-TV drama is based on the true story of Ron V. Dellums, an African-American congressman who housed a white exchange student from South Africa during the height of South Africa's minority rule. The Color of Friendship stars Carl Lumbly, Shadia Simmons, and Penny Johnson.

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Carl Lumbly
as Sen. Ron Dellums
Penny Johnson Jerald
as Roscoe Dellums
Lindsey Haun
as Mahree Bok
Shadia Simmons
as Piper Dellums
Anthony Burnett
as Brandy Dellums
Travis Davis
as Erik Dellums
Holly Dennison
as Mrs. Hofmeyr
Shaun Austen-Olsen
as Mr. Hofmeyr
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Critic Reviews for The Color of Friendship

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Examines the efforts of an African American teenager and a white exchange student from South Africa to dismantle the walls of hate and misunderstanding that separate them.

January 15, 2002 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Color of Friendship


My favorite of the disney channel movies.

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Spencer S.

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