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Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2021-02-12

Runtime 126 minutes

Budget $26m

Revenue $6.4m


TMDB 7.4


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natetheworld shared a tip "Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton is moving, powerful, and undeterred."

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angela_tyson_8848 shared a tip "I learned a lot that I was never taught in school, ended up doing a lot of reading afterwards"

ginger_k shared a tip "Everyone should watch this movie!!"

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chris_waltman shared a tip "Seen it twice already!"

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "Sad ending.. but we already knew that."

paige_hall_1187 shared a tip "This amazing movie is not to be missed. Trust me…watch it."

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jeff_teuton shared a tip "Intense, hard to watch at times, but an important piece of history."

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joseph_manley shared a tip "Great movie, some insights into a movement we need today."

ocean_babin shared a tip "Liked it? It was okay, but it wasn’t a great film. Any other year this would not be nominated."

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sean_miller_5023 shared a tip "Powerful movie! Must see! It causes you to research."

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nascent_ancient shared a tip "Well-told. Intense. Hard to watch at times."

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jeterfan1205 shared a tip "Good movie"

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don_anderson_ii shared a tip "Best movie of 2021! I don’t care what anyone says, it’s easily my number 1 in my top 5 of the year"

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trevaughn_bailey shared a tip "Great film that depicts a crucial moment in black history"

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simplyjamilah shared a tip "I was not prepared for the intense, emotional ride this took me on. Such a beautiful, relevant movie. #drama"

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tessa_taylor shared a tip "Beautiful and compelling performances throughout!!! 😍"

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moebuttons shared a tip "A heart wrenching true story that would make you understand Paul Mooney. (R.I.P.)"

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kid.kaa shared a tip "“Wherever there’s people—there’s power.”"

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epix_brim shared a tip "🖤"

tequila_james shared a tip "I like the entire movie personally, but the beginning of the movie when he first met his girlfriend/ fiancé"

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marianne_moore_5552 shared a tip "Incredible movie about the true story of revolutionary Fred Hampton"

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wakanda_frappuccinos shared a tip "#oscar_worthy #drama #romance #thriller #truestories #historical #needtotold RATE 10/10"

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mac_movie_reviews shared a tip "A great historical piece on a significant piece of black history that many people may not know even happened."

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mac_movie_reviews shared a tip "Definitely check this film out on HBO Max, one of my favorite films of the year and one of the most underrated in my opinion"

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jacki_phillips shared a tip "Amazing acting!! Loved this!!"

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melodie_loury shared a tip "Great movie! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"

reilly_costello shared a tip "Extremely powerful must watch"

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dillon_oswalt shared a tip "It's an emotional movie that makes you feel for the characters."

andrew_maitner shared a tip "Feb"

essence_jackson shared a tip "Great movie"

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maia_caleca shared a tip "Incredible and moving"

catherinei shared a tip "Sooo slooow. And I just didn’t buy it. Felt like a well made piece of propaganda. No human is that good."

michelle_plett shared a tip "Loved this peice of powerful and uncomfortable history! Incredible acting!"

awesome_user_316341 shared a tip "Another lesson in Black History and government conflict of interest"

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jai_hooker shared a tip "Normally I’m not a fan of biographies, but this hit different! Powerful! Emotion provoking! AND Daniel Kaluuya was AMAZING!!!!"

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marie_83 shared a tip "Loved this film, every character did amazing"

william_donaldson shared a tip "I was educated about a fascinating part of history I was ignorant of. Amazing performances."

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rex_jacobsen shared a tip "I love movies based on true stories."

nellie_sires shared a tip "Powerful, beautifully shot and acted"

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andrew_allison_3843 shared a tip "Very well paced drama with a lot of exciting moments. Sure to get a reaction from you by the end"

dbop shared a tip "Amazing film"

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