Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story

Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story

Social activist Mitch Snyder (Martin Sheen) crusades for D.C.'s homeless.

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Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story


Docudrama125 Mins1986

A veteran of the Vietnam War, Mitch Snyder (Martin Sheen) cannot stomach the major neglect of the homeless that for too long has endured in America. Roused to action, he teams up with a homeless woman (Cicely Tyson) who teaches him how to survive in the harsh conditions that define a life out on the streets. Snyder and his supporters fight for the homeless in Washington, and before long their tenacious campaign forces the issue into the national consciousness.


  • Inspiring
  • Engaging
  • Rousing