|Genre||Biography, Drama, Romance||Actor||Al Freeman Jr., Albert Hall, Angela Bassett, Denzel Washington|
|Director||Spike Lee||Country||Japan, Usa|
7.7 /10 from 1000 users
|Release||18 Nov 1992||Duration|
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.