Overall Rank: 571
Average Rating: 3.2/4
# of Ratings: 28
Theatrical Release Date: 08/10/2018
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/06/2018
Genre: Biography, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: Adam Driver, Topher Grace, John David Washington, Ryan Eggold, Laura Harrier, Robert John Burke
Plot: Based on the true story of Ron Stallworth, and African-American cop in Colorado who infiltrated the local Ku Klux Klan and found himself head of said chapter. -- Chris Kavan
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/13/2019
While the story may take place in the early 70s, make no mistake, Blackkklansman is as much a reflection on our current political/social climate as it is a story about Colorado's first black police officer (John David Washington) infiltrating a local chapter of the KKK with help from a fellow white, Jewish officer (Adam Driver). Hate balanced out by humor but with a healthy dose of drama. It makes a bold statement and one well worth watching.
Indyfreak - wrote on 01/31/2019
Spike Lee takes audiences inside the ugly hate filled world of the KKK. Oddly and often hilariously enough, through the eyes of a black undercover officer (Washington) and his colleague (Driver).
Rod - wrote on 12/25/2018
Bold statement. Important statement. I could not agree more to the film trying to portray the reality of society.
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GrantD2 - wrote on 08/15/2018
"BlacKkKlansman" follows an African American man named Ron Stallworth, who decides to join the police force of a city in Colorado. He is their first African American police officer, but the story doesn't focus too much on that. The story really gets going when Stallworth decides to call the local KKK chapter after seeing their advertisement in the local newspaper and acts like a white man who wants to join. From there, he teams up with two other officers from his department to infiltrate the KKK and gather information.
The story here is incredibly entertaining. Spike Lee captured the time period perfectly (shocker) and the way the story unfolds is nicely paced. The only real issue I had with it is that I felt like the finale wrapped up a little too quickly.
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