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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.

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Release Date:

Nov 18, 1992

Countries:

United States, Japan

Language:

English, Arabic

Production Companies:

Largo International N.V., JVC Entertainment Networks, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks

Gross worldwide:

$48,169,910
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