Get on the Bus (1996) movie
Get on the Bus (1996) movie

Get on the Bus 1996

GENRES: drama, history SUBGENRES: ensemble film, message movie, road movie
DIRECTOR: Spike Lee STARRING: Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, Andre Braugher
AWARDS: 2 wins & 5 nominations COUNTRY: USA RUNTIME: 120 minutes RATED: R
A disparate group of African-American men travel by bus to Washington, DC for the Million Man March.


On October 16, 1996, the one year anniversary of the Million Man March, Spike Lee invites you to lift your head, raise your voice, and...get on the bus.

Get On the Bus follows several Black men on a cross country bus trip to the Million Man March. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid off aircraft worker, a former Gang Banger, a Hollywood actor, a cop who is of mixed racial background, and a White bus driver, all make the trek discussing issues surrounding the march, manhood, religion, politics, and race.

Movie data

2 wins & 5 nominations

120 minutes
$ 5,731,103 > (BUDGET: $ 2,400,000)

Starring of Get on the Bus

Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, Andre Braugher


Ensemble Film, Message Movie, Road Movie

adult situations, profanity, questionable for children
R Mature Audiences - Ages 17+ Recommended

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