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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 STARmeter Known for
Blair Anderson
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Omar Barbour
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Julian Bond
Self - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC] Self - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC]   See fewer
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Elaine Brown
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Scot Brown
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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William Calhoun
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Clayborne Carson
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Eldridge Cleaver
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
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Kathleen Cleaver
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dennis Cunningham
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
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Emory Douglas
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Flores Forbes
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Sherwin Forte
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Ronald Freeman
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Roland Freeman
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Beverly Gage
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Ray Gaul
Self - Oakland Police Department Self - Oakland Police Department   See fewer
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Mike Gray
Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) Self - Filmmaker (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jeff Haas
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
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Fred Hampton
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
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Edward Hanrahan
Self - State's Attorney (archive footage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan) Self - State's Attorney (archive footage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan)   See fewer
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Elbert Howard
Self - Black Panther Party (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard) Self - Black Panther Party (as Elbert 'Big Man' Howard)   See fewer
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Ericka Huggins
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Phyllis Jackson
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Deborah Johnson
Self - Black Panther Party (as Akua Njeri [Deborah Johnson]) Self - Black Panther Party (as Akua Njeri [Deborah Johnson])   See fewer
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Jamal Joseph
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Mike Klonsky
Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS] Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]   See fewer
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Mark Kurlansky
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Bob Lee
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Lemieux
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Tarika Lewis
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Felipe Luciano
Self - Young Lords Self - Young Lords   See fewer
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Ron McCarthy
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
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Michael McCarty
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Steve McCutchen
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Pat McKinley
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
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Mohammed Mubarak
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Donna Murch
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Huey P. Newton
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) (as Huey Newton) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) (as Huey Newton)   See fewer
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William O'Neal
Self - FBI Informant (archive footage) Self - FBI Informant (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Ogbar
Self - Historian (as Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar) Self - Historian (as Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar)   See fewer
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Gil Parker
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Lise Pearlman
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
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Wayne Pharr
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Renault Robinson
Self - Chicago Police Department Self - Chicago Police Department   See fewer
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Howard Saffold
Self - Chicago Police Department (archive footage) Self - Chicago Police Department (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bobby Seale
Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage) Self - Black Panther Party (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bob Smitson
Self - Los Angeles Police Department Self - Los Angeles Police Department   See fewer
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M. Wesley Swearingen
Self - FBI Agent Self - FBI Agent   See fewer
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Rita Williams Garcia
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Landon Williams
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Ora Williams
Self - Black Panther Party Self - Black Panther Party   See fewer
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Yohuru Williams
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Marvin X.
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Gerald Lefcourt
Self - Attorney Self - Attorney   See fewer
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Angela Arnold
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Erica Ball
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Marlon Brando
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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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
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Jim Dunbar
Self - Journalist (archive footage) Self - Journalist (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rhon G. Flatts
Actor (voice) Actor (voice)   See fewer
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Jane Fonda
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tom Hayden
Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS] Self - Students for a Democratic Society [SDS]   See fewer
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J. Edgar Hoover
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Eric Lockley
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Nola Nelson
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Richard Nixon
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Self (archive footage) (as Governor Ronald Reagan) Self (archive footage) (as Governor Ronald Reagan)   See fewer
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Stu Richel
J. Edgar Hoover (voice) J. Edgar Hoover (voice)   See fewer
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Jason Torres
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Trudy Williams
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The Chi-Lites
Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited) Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Douglas
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John Lennon
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Yoko Ono
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7.3 / 10 | 1,879 votes