The movie unites two actors who played Malcolm X. Morgan Freeman played him in Death of a Prophet (1981), Denzel Washington played him in Malcolm X (1992).
Robert Gould Shaw, the son of wealthy Boston abolitionists, was 23 years old when he enlisted to fight in the War Between the States. He wrote home regularly, telling his parents of life in the gathering Army of the Potomac. / These letters are ...
Colonel Robert G. Shaw: ...
During the singing of the Negro spiritual on the eve of the assault on Ft. Wagner, the key and tempo noticeably change when the soundtrack switches from playback to production sound (recorded on location).
4 seconds of horse-falls were cut from the UK cinema and video releases by the BBFC.
$63,661 17 December 1989