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Directed bySpike Lee
Written by
Based onBlack Klansman
by Ron Stallworth
Produced by
CinematographyChayse Irvin
Edited byBarry Alexander Brown
Music byTerence Blanchard
Distributed byFocus Features
Release dates
  • May 14, 2018 (2018-05-14) (Cannes)
  • August 10, 2018 (2018-08-10) (United States)
Running time
135 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$15 million[1]
Box office$93.4 million[1]

BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American crime movie directed by Spike Lee and written by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, and Lee.

The movie is based on the 2014 memoir Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. The movie stars John David Washington as Stallworth, along with Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace.

BlacKkKlansman premiered on May 14, 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prix. It was theatrically released in the United States on August 10, 2018, a day before the first anniversary of the Unite the Right rally.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "BlacKkKlansman (2018)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved October 30, 2019.