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Panther (I) (1995)

R  |   |  Drama  |  3 May 1995 (USA)
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A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense.

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Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points. Written by Qawi Robinson

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Taglines:

The People Called Them Heroes. The F.B.I. Called Them Public Enemy Number One. See more »

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Drama

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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3 May 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A fekete párduc  »

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$6,834,525 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Angela Bassett also played Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X (1992). See more »

Goofs

At a party, a Black Panther member is shown playing a cream colored guitar with a Floyd Rose tremolo and locking nut. Floyd Rose didn't invent the locking tremolo system until 1977. The film is set in the mid-'60s. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Seale: Brother Malcolm said we should stop sangin' and start swangin'.
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References Malcolm X (1992) See more »

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Shotgun
Written by Junior Walker
Performed by Jr. Walker & The All Stars
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A little left out, but still good
23 October 2000 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie does greatly leave out the true nature of some of the Panthers identified, but this is merely to avoid offending anyone. Huey Newton originally fled to Cuba. Still, Marcus Chong gave a splendid performance and I believe that he is an excellent actor.


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