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Death of a Prophet (1981)

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TV Movie | 60 min | Drama, History

After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation, Malcolm marched on - continuing to spread the ...See moreAfter breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation, Malcolm marched on - continuing to spread the word of equality and brotherhood right up until the moment of his brutal and untimely assassination. Highlighted by newsreel footage and interviews, this is the story of the last twenty-four hours of Malcolm X. Featuring the music of jazz percussionist Max Roach. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment See less
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Morgan Freeman
Malcolm X Malcolm X   See fewer
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Yolanda King
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Mansoor Najee-ullah
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Stokely Carmichael
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4.9 / 10 | 213 votes