Panther Poster

Release Date: May 3rd, 1995

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

R|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
In this semi-fictionalized account of the origins of the Black Panthers, Vietnam vet Judge (Kadeem Hardison) returns to his hometown of Oakland to find it beset by violence and police discrimination against African-Americans. Judge's friend Cy tells him about a vigilante group that's organizing against the police and introduces him to its leaders, Bobby (Courtney B. Vance) and Huey (Marcus Chong). Judge joins the movement but is soon beset by police pressure to inform against Huey.

Cast: Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker, Courtney B. Vance, Tyrin Turner, Marcus Chong, Anthony Griffith, Bobby Brown

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Intense, Sacrifice, 1960s, Friend, Quest, Rivalry