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Judas and The Black Messiah

What's it about?

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.

Why do we love it?

A devastating look at the impact of a revolution, Judas and The Black Messiah is a film that's talent will exhilarate you and story will shake you to your core.

Who's in it?

Daniel Kaluuya - Fred Hampton

Lakeith Stanfield - Bill O'Neal

Jesse Plemons - Roy Mitchell

Who made it?

Shaka King - Director & Writer

Will Berson - Writer

Keith Lucas - Writer

Kenneth Lucas - Writer

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy Judas and The Black Messiah at JustWatch.


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