In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. Steven Spielberg directed this story about the 1839 revolt aboard Spanish slave ship La Amistad and the uprising's tragic aftermath.
Is Amistad on Netflix?
Yes! Amistad (1997) is available on Netflix. Currently it's available in the following 14 countries. Not available in your country? click here.
Available since July 14, 2017
Was available until Dec. 31, 2017
Watch the trailer
Check the Amistad (1997) trailer!