The Best of Enemies is a 2019 American drama film directed by Robin Bissell.

Official trailers

STX Entertainment on Thursday, October 11, 2018 released the trailer:
The Best of Enemies | Official Trailer | Now In Theaters.

Story intro

Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson), a civil rights activist in Durham, North Carolina, battles with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader C. P. Ellis (Sam Rockwell) for a decade until 1971, when the two agree to co-chair a two-week community meeting to deal with a court-ordered school desegregation decree, which changes both of their lives.


Taraji P. Henson
Ann Atwater, a civil rights activist in Durham
Sam Rockwell
C. P. Ellis
Wes Bentley
Floyd Kelly
Babou Ceesay
Bill Riddick
Anne Heche
Mary Ellis
Bruce McGill
Carvie Oldham
John Gallagher Jr.
Lee Trombley
Nick Searcy
Garland Keith
Sope Aluko
Henrietta Kaye
Carson Holmes
Kenneth Ellis


The film The Best of Enemies was scheduled to be released by STX Films and STX Entertainment on April 5, 2019.

The duration of the film is 133 minutes. With a budget of $10 million, the film grossed over $10.2 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.


The Best of Enemies got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website:

Wikipedia: The Best of Enemies (2019 film)

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