PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
Director Spike Lee removed all mention of Louis Farrakhan from the film after receiving specific, direct threats from him.
In the name of Allah the merciful, all praises due to Allah, Lord of all the worlds. The one God to whom praise is due forever. The one who came to us in the person of Master Fard Muhammad and raised up the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. Amen.
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Malcolm and Betty's ice cream sodas go from half empty to full again between shots.
During the opening credits the American Flag is shown and near the end it starts burning and leaves a giant X, which is part of the movie's title.
$9,871,125 22 November 1992