The Ernest Green Story (1993)





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This well-mounted made-for-cable film zeroes in on the personal story of Ernest Green, the only senior among the nine black students who integrated Arkansas' Little Rock High School in 1957. Faced with pressure from both his taunter and his peers, Ernest manages to survive a harrowing year with his courage and intellect intact. Morris Chestnut of Boyz in the Hood fame stars as Green, while Ossie Davis co-stars as Ernest's grandfather. Though produced for the Disney Channel, the dialogue in The Ernest Green Story is occasionally as raw and uninhibited as the subject matter demands. The film debuted January 17, 1993.
Drama , Television
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Walt Disney Productions


Morris Chestnut
as Ernest Green
Ossie Davis
as Grandfather
CCH Pounder
as Daisy Bates
Tina Lifford
as Mrs. Green
Gary Grubbs
as Mr. Loomis
Avery Brooks
as Rev. Lawson
Ruby Dee
as Mrs. Wilson
Omar Gooding
as Marcus
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Audience Reviews for The Ernest Green Story

We were learning about the Little Rock Nine in history and watched this in class. I thought it was the best movie I have ever watched in school.

Hannah Fisher
Hannah Fisher

This was a pretty entertaining documentary about a great story. The only thing I didn't like about this was the acting which could've been better. And of course some other minor problems. I recommend you watch it.

Steve Austin
Steve Austin

I thought that it was a good movie. I did not know about the Little Rock 9 till I saw this film in my Freeshmen year in High School. I thought that it was a good movie.


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