The story of a legend that took the world by storm.
|Director: Tom Gries. Runtime: 101. Actors: Arthur Adams Ernest Borgnine Muhammad Ali Richard Gullage Sally Bondi.|
Editor's NoteMuhammed Ali portrays himself in this biofilm telling the incredible story of his life. As 18 year-old Cassius Clay, Ali wins the Olympic gold medal for boxing. From there, he sets out to win the heavyweight championship under the guidance of trainer Angelo Dundee (Ernest Borgnine). Clay wins the title from Sonny Liston, converts to Islam, and changes his name to Muhammed Ali. He is drafted, but refuses on religious grounds, and find himself in a court battle that still can't prevent him from winning in the ring.
Cast & Crew
|James Earl Jones|
|Muhammad Ali, et al. - Based On Book By|
|Tom Gries - Director|
|Harry Stradling, Jr. - Director of Photography|
|Michael Masser - Musical Score|
|John Marshall - Producer|
|Ring Lardner, Jr. - Screenplay|
Plot SummaryMuhammad Ali stars in this autobiographical film about his humble beginnings, miraculous rise to fame and omnipotent persona.