Judas and the Black Messiah Full Movie Analysis: Story, Cast, Release Date, Budget, Box Office Collection, Review, Ratings & More

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah is a 2021 Hollywood English language drama history film directed by Shaka King. It is produced by Charles D. King, Ryan Coogler, and, Shaka King under the banners of MACRO, Participant, Bron Creative, and Proximity. The film star Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Lil Rel Howery, Algee Smith, Dominique Thorne, and Martin Sheen are in title roles. The music was composed by Mark Isham, and, Craig Harris .

On February 1, 2021, Judas and the Black Messiah aired at the Sundance Film Festival, and on February 12, Warner Bros. Pictures distributed the film in cinemas and digitally on HBO Max in the United States. Critics complimented King’s directing, the acting especially Kaluuya and Stanfield’s and the relevant topics of the picture.

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Full Movie Analysis: Release Date, Storyline, Plot, Cast, Actors Salary, Actors Net Worth, Budget, Box Office Collection, Day wise Collection, Trailer, Songs, Awards, Review, Ratings & More

Directed byShaka King
Star CastDaniel Kaluuya
Lakeith Stanfield
Jesse Plemons
Dominique Fishback
Ashton Sanders
Darrell Britt-Gibson
Lil Rel Howery
Algee Smith
Dominique Thorne
Martin Sheen
Produced byCharles D. King
Ryan Coogler
Shaka King
Bron Creative
Written/Story byWill Berson
Shaka King
Kenny Lucas
Keith Lucas
CinematographySean Bobbitt
Edited byKristan Sprague
Music by Mark Isham
Craig Harris
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
CountryUnited States
Release dateFebruary 12, 2021 (United States)
Running time126 minutes
Budget$26 million
Box officeest. $7 million

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Storyline

Bill O’Neal, a 19-year-old criminal, is apprehended in Chicago in 1968 after trying to steal a vehicle while impersonating a federal officer. FBI Special Agent Roy Mitchell approaches him and offers to remove O’Neal’s charges if he works secretly for the agency. O’Neal is tasked with infiltrating the Black Panther Party (BPP) in Illinois and its leader, Fred Hampton.

Hampton, who seeks to create relationships with rival gangs and militant groups while increasing community outreach via the BPP’s Free Breakfast for Children Program, starts to become close to O’Neal. Hampton’s powerful speechmaking talents would aid in the formation of the Broad Coalition, a multiracial organization. Hampton also has feelings for Deborah Johnson, another BPP member. Mitchell pays O’Neal by giving him information in exchange for money.

Following Hampton’s arrest and imprisonment for accused of stealing $71 in ice cream bars, O’Neal rises through the levels and is appointed to security captain. When the Chicago Police Department and the BPP have a gunfight at the chapter office, O’Neal slips away as the cops bomb the place. O’Neal tries to stop being an informant, outraged that he might have been murdered, but Mitchell refuses.

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Budget

Judas and the Black Messiah is made on the budget of $26 million all inclusive.

CostCost Amount
Production CostNA
Prints and AdvertisementNA
Total Cost$26 million Approx.

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Box Office Collection

Judas and the Black Messiah grossed $2.5 million from 1,888 theaters during its four-day debut weekend, ending second at the box office behind holdover The Croods: A New Age, despite the limited rollout of Willy’s Wonderland and The Mauritanian. The picture ended third in its second weekend, falling 55% to $905,000, and then grossed $500,000 in its third weekend. The picture grossed $250,000 in 951 theaters throughout the weekend after its six Oscar nominations, for a domestic total of $5 million.

WeekNet Collection
Week 1 Collection$2.5 million
Week 2 Collection$905,000 thousand
Week 3 Collection$500,000 thousand
Week 4 Collection $250,000 thousand
Total 1 Month Collection$4.25 million
Overall CollectionAmount
US Nett$5.4 million 
Overseas$1.4 million
Worldwide Collection$7 million
Verdict Average

Judas and the Black Messiah made $5.4 million in the United States and Canada and $1.4 million in other regions, totaling $7 million worldwide. Judas and the Black Messiah movie has done overall box office collection of estimated $7 million.

Judas and the Black Messiah Cast, Crew, Role, Salary,Remuneration & Net Worth

Here are the complete details of actors and actresses names in the movie.

1. Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton

Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton chairman of the Black Panther chapter in Chicago
Info Fred Hampton
Real Name Daniel Kaluuya
Salary Per MovieNot Known
Net Worth$15 million

2.Lakeith Stanfield as Bill O’Neal

Lakeith Stanfield as Bill O'Neal
Info Bill O’Neal
Real Name Lakeith Stanfield 
Salary Per Movie $ 400,000
Net Worth $2 million

3. Jesse Plemons as Roy Mitchell

 Jesse Plemons as Roy Mitchell
Info Roy Mitchell
Real Name Jesse Plemons 
Salary Per Movie$475,000
Net Worth $8 million

4. Dominique Fishback as Deborah Johnson

Dominique Fishback as Deborah Johnson
Info Deborah Johnson
Real Name Dominique Fishback
Salary Per MovieNot Known
Net Worth $ 5 million

5. Ashton Sanders as Jimmy Palmer

Ashton Sanders as Jimmy Palmer
Info Jimmy Palmer
Real Name Ashton Sanders 
Salary Per MovieNot Known
Net Worth  $2.5 billion

6. Algee Smith as Jake Winters

Algee Smith as Jake Winters
Info Jake Winters
Real Name Algee Smith
Salary Per Movie $16 million
Net Worth $50 million

7. Darrell Britt-Gibson as Bobby Rush

Darrell Britt-Gibson as Bobby Rush
Info Bobby Rush
Real Name Darrell Britt-Gibson
Salary Per MovieNot Known
Net Worth $1.2 million

8. Lil Rel Howery as Wayne

 Lil Rel Howery as Wayne
Info Wayne
Real Name Lil Rel Howery
Salary Per Movie $800,000
Net Worth $2 million

9. Dominique Thorne as Judy Harmon

Dominique Thorne as Judy Harmon
Info Judy Harmon
Real Name Dominique Thorne
Salary Per MovieNot Known
Net Worth $1 million

10. Martin Sheen as J. Edgar Hoover

Martin Sheen as J. Edgar Hoover
Info J. Edgar Hoover
Real Name Martin Sheen
Salary Per Movie $13.4 million
Net Worth $60 million

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Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review

Judas and the Black Messiah bravely goes where Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 shied away from, and it was all the greater for it. The conversation is a razor-sharp blend of ancient lectures and smartness after Mitchell wonders why O’Neal steals automobiles with a badge.

The picture is The Departed in the realm of intelligence, according to Shaka King, who is making his feature film debut. King also delivers on his commitment to present Hampton’s narrative and the BPP’s ideas in an enthralling, gorgeously photographed, and tenderly composed film.

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