Malcolm X
Malcolm X 1992
Directed By Spike Lee
Screenplay By Spike Lee, Arnold Perl
Cast Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo
Produced By Spike Lee, Marvin Worth
Film Editing By Barry Alexander Brown
Cinematography By Ernest Dickerson
Music By Terence Blanchard

40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks


United States



Release Date

November 18, 1992


202 Minutes

Rating PG-13
Distributed By

Warner Bros. Pictures, Largo International

Budget $33,000,000
Gross $48,169,910



  • Denzel Washington as Malcolm X
  • Angela Bassett as Betty X
  • Albert Hall as Baines
  • Al Freeman, Jr. as Elijah Muhammad
  • Delroy Lindo as West Indian Archie
  • Spike Lee as Shorty
  • Roger Guenveur Smith as Rudy
  • Theresa Randle as Laura
  • Kate Vernon as Sophia
  • Lonette McKee as Louise Little
  • Tommy Hollis as Earl Little
  • James McDaniel as Brother Earl
  • Steve White as Brother Johnson
  • Ernest Lee Thomas as Sidney
  • Jean-Claude La Marre as Benjamin 2X
  • Wendell Pierce as Ben Thomas
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Thomas Hagan
  • Leonard L. Thomas as Leon Davis
  • Michael Imperioli as Reporter at Fire Bombing
  • Nicholas Turturro as Boston Cop
  • Al Sharpton as Street Preacher
  • Christopher Plummer as Chaplain Gill
  • Karen Allen as Miss Dunne
  • Peter Boyle as Captain Green
  • Nelson Mandela as Soweto Teacher
  • Ossie Davis as Eulogy Performer
  • David Patrick Kelly as Mr. Ostrowski
  • Ashanti as Student in Harlem Classroom



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