Malcolm X / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Largo International N.V., a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production, a Marvin Worth production, a Spike Lee joint ; produced by Marvin Worth and Spike Lee ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Spike Lee ; directed by Spike Lee.
Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, 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. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr.
- Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (201 min.) : digital, sound, color
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., 
- Distributor: [Vaughan, Ontario] : Criterion Pictures, [date of distribution not identified]
- Copyright: ©2013
Based on the book "The autobiography of Malcolm X" as told to Alex Haley.
Originally released as a motion picture by Warner Bros., 1992.
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Access restricted to subscribers.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Photography, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Terence Blanchard.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee.
|Target Audience Note:||
CHV rating: PG.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language.
|Additional Physical Form available Note:||
French language version also available.
|System Details Note:||
Content available as a streaming video.
|Source of Description Note:||
Title from distributor's web site (viewed April 1, 2015).
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