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.
This was the first non-documentary film that was given permission to film in Mecca. The film's second unit filmed all the scenes there.
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.
Several people have early 1990s hairdos and clothing. It's most notable when Malcolm preaches to the prostitutes.
One of the few films that actually lists every member of the studio orchestra that recorded the soundtrack.
$9,871,125 (USA) (22 November 1992)