Malcolm X (1992)
- Time: 202 min
- Genre: Biography | Drama | History
- Director: Spike Lee
- Cast: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall
Biopic of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim and changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz. He is later on assassinated and dies a Muslim martyr.