Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul.
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Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party - putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and the Chicago Police. But to destroy the revolution, the authorities are going to need a man on the inside.
During the police raid on Black Panther headquarters the Chicago P.D. is depicted employing 1966 Ford full-size four-door hardtops. Police units at the time were universally sedans, which when Fords were from the "Custom" line. The Custom line did not include four-door hardtops. See more »
"Judas and the Black Messiah" is a Biography - Drama movie in which we watch a man who is an informant of the FBI infiltrating the Black Panther Party. He has to gain their trust and give the information he has to the FBI. His work is very difficult and many times is on the ledge.
I liked this movie very much because it was very interesting, full of suspense and it contained many great scenes. Regarding the direction which was made by Shaka King, it was very good and he created a great mysterious atmosphere that was kept through the whole duration of the movie. The interpretations of both Daniel Kaluuya who played as Fred Hampton and LaKeith Stanfield who played as Bill O'Neal were simply amazing and I believe they elevated the movie. Another good interpretation that has to be mentioned was Jesse Plemons' who played as Roy Mitchell. To sum up, I have to say that "Judas and the Black Messiah" is a great biography movie and I highly recommend everyone to watch it.
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