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Malcolm X (1972)

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91 min | Documentary, Biography

James Earl Jones narrates this fascinating and moving documentary about the life of the assassinated black leader through various sources.
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Alex Haley (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X") | Malcolm X (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X") | Arnold Perl (screen adaptation)
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Updated May 24, 1972

Release date
May 24, 1972 (United States)

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James Earl Jones
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Ossie Davis
Eulogy (voice) Eulogy (voice)   See fewer
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John Ali
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Muhammad Ali
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Leon Ameer
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Vida Blue
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H. Rap Brown
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John Carlos
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Stokely Carmichael
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Eldridge Cleaver
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Ella Collins
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Angela Davis
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Lee Evans
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Charles Evers
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James Farmer
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Louis Farrakhan
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Ronald Freeman
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Edwin Gardner
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Charles Garry
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Kenneth Gibson
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Arthur Goldberg
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Jesse Jackson
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G. Lawrence James
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Martin Luther King
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Sonny Liston
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Louis Lomax
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Ruchell Magee
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Malcolm X
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Elijah Muhammad
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Huey P. Newton
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Bayard Rustin
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Betty Shabazz
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Percy Sutton
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Harry Taylor
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Mister Walsh
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James X
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Philbert X
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James 52X
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7.4 / 10 | 382 votes