“O.J.: Made in America” quotes

Movie O.J.: Made in America
Title O.J.: Made in America
Year 2016
Director Ezra Edelman
Genre Crime, Biography, Documentary
Plot – O.J.: Made in America is a 2016 American documentary, tracing the life and career of O. J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions and the volatile relationship between the city's police department and the African American community, revealing a fractured and divided nation. It starts with his arrival at the University of Southern California as an emerging football superstar and ends with his incarceration in 2007 for robbery.
All actors – Mike Albanese, F. Lee Bailey, Danny Bakewell, Joe Bell, Carrie Bess, Jim Brown, Tanya Brown, Marcia Clark, Yolanda Crawford,
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  • As a kid growing up in the ghetto, one of the things I wanted the most was not money, it was fame. I wanted to be known, I wanted people to say, "hey there goes O.J."
    O.J. Simpson - Self
    [Tag:childhood, fame, money]
  • “In a civil trial, all you have to prove is that they're guilty by a preponderance of the evidence. That means more likely than not. 51% is enough. It's a very low standard of proof. Completely different than the criminal trial.”
    Marcia Clark - Self
  • She was free and she was happy without him, and I think he knew it was really over. She was saying to herself, "I'm going to date who I want, I'm going to go where I want, I'm going to be friends with who I want. I'm free. You have lost me, O.J. Watch me run." There was something almost unattainable about her that he couldn't quite control, and... (continue)(continue reading)
    Robin Greer - Self
  • “I think the black jubilation was very offensive and very hurtful. The news footage of African Americans of all ages, sexes, backgrounds and occupations cheering and the whites crying... it put a huge red line across the American society. It existed back then, and it exists to this day.”
    Peter Hyams - Self
  • “I think each person who is in the limelight has an obligation to make things better for the last, the lost, the least, the left-out and the looked-over.”
    T. Larry Kirkland Sr. - Self