YMMV / Amistad

  • Award Snub: It was nominated for four Academy Awards at the 1997 Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Original Dramatic Score and Best Supporting Actor. Sadly, it didn't win a single one.
  • Awesome Music: Dry Your Tears, Afrika. It is a John Williams score, so that's to be expected.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Arliss Howard as John C. Calhoun.
  • Tear Jerker: The Middle Passage scene will ruin any day with its horror and brutality.