8/10/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Panther (1995)

Panther is a 1995 cinematic adaptation of Melvin Van Peeble’s novel Panther, produced and directed by Mario Van Peebles. The drama film portrays the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, tracing the organization from its founding through its decline in a compressed timeframe. It was the first narrative feature-film to depict the Black Panther Party.


Kadeem Hardison as Judge
Wesley Jonathan as Bobby Hutton
Bokeem Woodbine as Tyrone Joe
Don Baker as Brimmer
M. Emmet Walsh as Dorsett
Courtney B. Vance as Bobby Seale
Tyrin Turner as Cy
Marcus Chong as Huey P. Newton
Anthony Griffith as Eldridge Cleaver
Chris Rock as Yuck Mouth
Mario Van Peebles as Stokely Carmichael
Chris Tucker as Bodyguard
Bobby Brown as Rose
Angela Bassett as Betty Shabazz
Jenifer Lewis as Rita
Dick Gregory as Reverend Slocum
James LeGros as Bob Avakian
Kool Moe Dee as Jamaal Roger
Guenveur Smith as Pruitt
Richard Dysart as J. Edgar Hoover
Michael Wincott as Tynan
James Russo as Rodgers
Jeris Poindexter as Black Cop
Melvin Van Peebles as Old Jail Bird
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