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.
When Denzel Washington took the role of Malcolm X in the play "When the Chickens Come Home to Roost", which dealt with the relationship between Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad, he admitted he knew little about Malcolm X and had not yet read "The Autobiography of ... ...
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.
In the "Russian Roulette" sequence, when Malcolm holds the gun to Rudy's face, the bullet is in the chamber to the right, which Malcolm had just "fired" at his own head. Since the gun didn't fire, the chamber should've been empty.
After the Thank Allah seperate special thanks, there is another one that says: "Thank Jesus for Aretha Franklin and Arrested Devleopment."
$9,871,125 (USA) (22 November 1992)
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