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  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)
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    115 min | Documentary, History
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)
Not Rated
115 min | Documentary, History

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
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Release date
Jan 23, 2015 (United States)

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75 cast members
Name Known for
Blair Anderson
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Omar Barbour
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Julian Bond
Self - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC] Self - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC]   See fewer
Elaine Brown
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Scot Brown
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
William Calhoun
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Clayborne Carson
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Eldridge Cleaver
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
Kathleen Cleaver
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
Dennis Cunningham
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
Emory Douglas
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Flores Forbes
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Sherwin Forte
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Ronald Freeman
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Roland Freeman
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Beverly Gage
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Ray Gaul
Self - Oakland Police Department Self - Oakland Police Department   See fewer
Mike Gray
Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) Self - Filmmaker (archive footage)   See fewer
Jeff Haas
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
Fred Hampton
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
Edward Hanrahan
Self - State's Attorney (archive footage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan) Self - State's Attorney (archive footage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan)   See fewer
Elbert Howard
Self - Black Panther Party (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard) Self - Black Panther Party (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard)   See fewer
Ericka Huggins
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Phyllis Jackson
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Deborah Johnson
Self - Black Panther Party (as Akua Njeri [Deborah Johnson]) Self - Black Panther Party (as Akua Njeri [Deborah Johnson])   See fewer
Jamal Joseph
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Mike Klonsky
Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS] Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]   See fewer
Mark Kurlansky
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
Bob Lee
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
David Lemieux
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Tarika Lewis
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Felipe Luciano
Self - Young Lords Self - Young Lords   See fewer
Ron McCarthy
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
Michael McCarty
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Steve McCutchen
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Pat McKinley
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
Mohammed Mubarak
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Donna Murch
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Huey P. Newton
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) (as Huey Newton) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) (as Huey Newton)   See fewer
William O'Neal
Self - FBI Informant (archive footage) Self - FBI Informant (archive footage)   See fewer
Jeffrey Ogbar
Self - Historian (as Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar) Self - Historian (as Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar)   See fewer
Gil Parker
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Lise Pearlman
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
Wayne Pharr
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Renault Robinson
Self - Chicago Police Department Self - Chicago Police Department   See fewer
Howard Saffold
Self - Chicago Police Department (archive footage) Self - Chicago Police Department (archive footage)   See fewer
Bobby Seale
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
Bob Smitson
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
M. Wesley Swearingen
Self - FBI Agent Self - FBI Agent   See fewer
Rita Williams Garcia
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
Landon Williams
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Ora Williams
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
Yohuru Williams
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Marvin X.
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
Gerald Lefcourt
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
Angela Arnold
Actress (voice) Actress (voice)   See fewer
Erica Ball
Actress (voice) Actress (voice)   See fewer
Marlon Brando
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
William F. Buckley
Self - Firing Line (archive footage) (as William F. Buckley Jr.) Self - Firing Line (archive footage) (as William F. Buckley Jr.)   See fewer
Jim Dunbar
Self - Journalist (archive footage) Self - Journalist (archive footage)   See fewer
Rhon G. Flatts
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
Jane Fonda
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Tom Hayden
Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS] Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]   See fewer
J. Edgar Hoover
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Eric Lockley
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
Nola Nelson
Actress (voice) Actress (voice)   See fewer
Richard Nixon
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Ronald Reagan
Self (archive footage) (as Governor Ronald Reagan) Self (archive footage) (as Governor Ronald Reagan)   See fewer
Stu Richel
J. Edgar Hoover (voice) J. Edgar Hoover (voice)   See fewer
Jason Torres
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
Trudy Williams
Actress (voice) Actress (voice)   See fewer
The Chi-Lites
Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited) Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Douglas
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
John Lennon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Yoko Ono
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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