You can kill a revolutionary but you can't kill the revolution.

FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?

  • 2 hr 5 minRHDSD
  • Feb 12, 2021
  • Drama

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AMC Artisan Films

Daniel Kaluuya’s magnetism, LaKeith Stanfield’s twitchy pseudo-confidence, and Jesse Plemmons’ oil-slick of an agent are the true highlights of this poignant film. Inspired by true events, the ensemble cast masterfully showcase an overlooked story of activism set with the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.

Cast & Crew

  • Daniel KaluuyaFred Hampton

    Daniel Kaluuya is an English actor and writer. He is best known for Get Out (2017) and Black Panther (2018). He also starred in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits". For his work in Get Out he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Kaluuya also had minor roles in Johnny English Reborn (2011), Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Sicario (2015). His film debut was Shoot the Messenger (2006).
  • Lakeith StanfieldBill O'Neal

    LaKeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, California. At the age of fifteen, LaKeith began attending the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the newer version of Short Term 12 (2013) marked LaKeith's debut as a professional actor. Subsequently, he landed a role in the Martin Luther King biopic, Selma (2014), and has since starred in Get Out (2017), Knives Out (2019), The Photograph (2020), and the series Atlanta on FX.
  • Algee SmithJake Winters

    Algee Smith is an actor, known for The New Edition Story (2017), Detroit (2017) and Earth to Echo (2014).
  • Dominique FishbackDeborah Johnson

  • Caleb EberhardtBob Lee

    Caleb Eberhardt was born on June 5, 1990 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Post (2017), The Defenders (2017) and Happy! (2017).
  • Milton "lil Rel" HoweryActor

  • Darrell Britt-GibsonBobby Rush

  • Dominique ThorneJudy Harmon

  • James UdomActor

  • Jesse PlemonsRoy Mitchell

    Jesse Plemons was born on April 2, 1988 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Jesse Lon Plemons. He is an actor, known for The Irishman (2019), Game Night (2018) and Battleship (2012).