Most Popular Black Panthers Movies and TV Shows
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1. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,643,438 | Gross: $330.25M
2. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
R | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Votes: 163,217 | Gross: $48.69M
4. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Votes: 103,385 | Gross: $116.63M
5. Dead Presidents (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
Votes: 18,205 | Gross: $24.20M
7. Black Dynamite (2009)
R | 84 min | Action, Comedy
Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man, it's up to him to find justice.
Votes: 43,415 | Gross: $0.23M
8. O.J.: Made in America (2016)
TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.
10. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Votes: 4,195 | Gross: $15.18M
11. 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
Votes: 11,461 | Gross: $4.95M
13. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
R | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.
Votes: 24,711 | Gross: $0.70M
14. The '60s (1999)
PG-13 | 172 min | Drama
The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »
15. Lackawanna Blues (2005 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
16. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,313 | Gross: $0.56M
17. Night Catches Us (2010)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement.
Votes: 1,398 | Gross: $0.08M
18. Jasper, Texas (2003 TV Movie)
R | 114 min | Drama
In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it ... See full summary »
19. If Not Us, Who? (2011)
124 min | Biography, Drama
West Germany, early 1960s. Star crossed lovers Bern and Gudrun begin a life long affair in the stifling atmosphere of provincial Germany. Setting out to challenge the establishment they ... See full summary »
21. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History
Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.
Votes: 1,675 | Gross: $0.26M
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History
This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
Votes: 1,530 | Gross: $0.48M
23. Le Gai Savoir (1969)
95 min | Drama
How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »
24. A Huey P. Newton Story (2001 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of how the radical Huey P. Newton developed the Black Panther Party based on his 10-point program for social reform.
120 min | Documentary
Evidence supports that the CIA manipulated musicians and activists to promote drugs for social control, particularly regarding the Civil Rights and anti-war movements. Some musicians that resisted these manipulations were killed.
27. From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)
97 min | Documentary, Biography
Mark Rappaport's creative bio-pic about actress Jean Seberg is presented in a first-person, autobiographical format (with Seberg played by Mary Beth Hurt). He seamlessly interweaves cinema,... See full summary »
28. Animal House of Blues 33.3 Special Edition (2018)
90 min | Documentary
Animal House of Blues is a story about how a small Oregon town helped create Animal House; and how that led to the creation of The Blues Brothers. It all started in the basement of the ... See full summary »
29. Cruel and Unusual (2017)
102 min | Documentary
"Cruel and Unusual" is the story of three men who have spent longer in solitary confinement than any other prisoners in the US because of the murder of a prison guard in 1972 at Angola, the... See full summary »
30. Brothers (1977)
R | 105 min | Drama
Thinly disguised account of the relationship between radical black activist Angela Davis and Black Panther and prison inmate George Jackson, who was one of those killed in a failed 1971 prison breakout.
Action, Crime, Drama | Announced
Serena Wilson engages the burned-out former federal attorney Sam Cohen who was responsible for exposing the FBI's and Chicago justice system's plot and murder civil rights leader, Fred Hampton, leader of the Chicago Black Panthers.
34. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »
35. Redeemer (2002 TV Movie)
85 min | Drama
A writer is touched by the story of a former Black Panther who seams to have been wrongfully convicted to life imprisonment 20 years ago. The writer decides to try to help the now middle-aged convict get exonerated.
36. Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II (1992 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, War
An account of Black American soldiers in World War II who combated racism in the segregated military and on the home front. In April 1945, some Black American soldiers were among the first ... See full summary »
39. In the Land of the Free... (2010)
84 min | Documentary
Tells the shocking and unbelievable story of Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox and Robert King, three black men from rural Louisiana who were held in solitary confinement in the biggest prison... See full summary »
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary
A recap of the Black Panther Party's often distorted history and an expose of apparent governmental plots that hastened its demise.
41. Assata aka Joanne Chesimard (2008)
93 min | Drama
Assata Shakur, the firebrand revolutionary Black Panther, was convicted and sentenced to life in a widely publicized case involving a 1973 shootout on the NJ Turnpike, which resulted in the... See full summary »
42. American Revolution 2 (1969)
86 min | Documentary
A gritty but essential documentary charting social turbulence in late 1960's Chicago. American Revolution 2 includes footage of the 1968 Democratic Convention protest and riot, a critique ... See full summary »
43. Em Compasso de Espera (1969)
98 min | Drama
Antunes Filho's Em Compasso de Espera is a film which promotes the idea of race equality by means of showing various struggles that the main hero has to go through. Black self awareness in ... See full summary »
45. Public Enemy (1999)
87 min | Documentary
French/German documentary on the Black Panther party told through the modern day (1999) perspective of 4 former members: Bobby Seale, Jamal Joseph, Nile Rodgers & Kathleen Cleaver.
47. 100 Miles to Lordsburg (2015)
In 1961, Jack and Martha, a young, African-American couple, are traveling across the country for a new job opportunity in California. Jack, a Korean War Vet, and Monique, his very-pregnant ... See full summary »
49. My People Are Rising (2017)
57 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to revolution, founding the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968 at age nineteen. In "My People Are Rising"... See full summary »
50. 68 (2008 TV Movie)
110 min | Documentary, History, War
From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.