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Author: Gregory Allen HowardStephen J RiveleChristopher WilkinsonEric RothMichael MannAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Allen Howard; Stephen J Rivele; Christopher Wilkinson; Eric Roth; Michael Mann; Will Smith; Jamie Foxx; Jon Voight; Mario Van Peebles; Ron Silver; Jeffrey Wright; Mykelti Williamson; Jada Pinkett; Nona Gaye; Michael Michele; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Initial Entertainment Group.; Peters Entertainment (Firm); Forward Pass Productions.; Picture Entertainment Corporation.; Overbrook Entertainment (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0767896807 9780767896801
OCLC Number: 51391828
Language Note: English or French soundtracks; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Theatrical trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, William Goldenberg, Lynzee Klingman, Stephen E. Rivkin ; music, Pieter Bourke ; production designer, John Myhre ; costume designer, Marlene Stewart.
Cast: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Mykelti Williamson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Nona M. Gaye, Michael Michele, Joe Morton.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents, in association with Initial Entertainment Group, a Peters Entertainment/Forward Pass production, in association with Lee Caplin/Picture Entertainment Corporation and Overbrook Films ; produced by Jon Peters [and others] ; story by Gregory Allen Howard ; screenplay by Stephen J. Rivele & Christopher Wilkinson and Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann.

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Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."

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