Malcolm X Poster Image
Rated
PG-13
Runtime 202 min
Ratings
88% critics Rotten Tomatoes
91% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 11/18/92
Actors Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr.
Directors Spike Lee
Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a Garveyite Baptist minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim and changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz. He is assassinated on February 21, 1965 and dies a Muslim martyr.
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 11/18/92
Actors Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr.
Directors Spike Lee
Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a Garveyite Baptist minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim and changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz. He is assassinated on February 21, 1965 and dies a Muslim martyr.