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Malcolm X 1992
PG-13

  • Spike Lee
  • November 18, 1992
  • 202 mins
  • English
  • Drama, History
The biopic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader.

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Wow, just watched this movie for the very first time.

It's freaking awesome!

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I don't remember the last time I watched the movie, but watching it after reading the autobiography might change my rating from 10/10 to 9/10 or less.
The struggle is too minimized, they kind of represented a too aggressive picture of him, some of the important quotes were interpolated. His siblings and most importantly Ella and Wilfred were completely removed from the biopic script, I don't understand why they certainly had huge impact on his life.
I wish they could've gave more attention to the chapter where he got to know the true Islam, and I wish they mentioned the part where he met king Faisal of Saudi Arabia.

Ultimately, a great worth watching movie that is one my all time favorites, I strongly recommend the book though.

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