12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
Directed By Steve McQueen
Screenplay By John Ridley
Cast Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfre Woodard
Produced By Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Bill Pohlad, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas
Film Editing By Joe Walker
Cinematography By Sean Bobbitt
Music By Hans Zimmer

Summit Entertainment, Plan B, Regency Enterprises, Film4, River Road Entertainment


United Kingdom, United States



Release Date

November 8, 2013


134 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment One

Budget $18,000,000
Gross $171,048,000
Based on Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup


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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup
  • Lupita Nyong'o as Patsey
  • Michael Fassbender as Edwin Epps
  • Sarah Paulson as Mary Epps
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as William Ford
  • Brad Pitt as Samuel Bass
  • Paul Dano as John Tibeats
  • Adepero Oduye as Eliza
  • Paul Giamatti as Theophilus Freeman
  • Garret Dillahunt as Armsby
  • Scoot McNairy as Merrill Brown
  • Taran Killam as Abram Hamilton
  • Chris Chalk as Clemens Ray
  • Michael K. Williams as Robert
  • Liza J. Bennett as Mistress Ford
  • Kelsey Scott as Anne Northup
  • Alfre Woodard as Mistress Harriet Shaw
  • Quvenzhane Wallis as Margaret Northup
  • Cameron Zeigler as Alonzo Northup
  • Rob Steinberg as Parker
  • Jay Huguley as Sheriff Villiere
  • Christopher Berry as James Birch
  • Bryan Batt as Judge Turner
  • Bill Camp as Ebenezer Radburn
  • Dwight Henry as Uncle Abram
  • Deneen Tyler as Phebe
  • Ruth Negga as Celeste



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