The Great White Hope (1970) Poster


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Edited into 

Afro Promo (1997)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
The Loving Story (2011)
archive footage included and credited on screen as 'The Great White Hope - 1970''

Referenced in 

Sanford and Son: Watts Side Story (1973) (TV Episode)
Fred uses this film as an example of the hardships facing interracial couples.
The Jeffersons: Homecoming: Part 2 (1978) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Lean on Me (1989)
In "The Great White Hope," Jack says, "All I got to do is be black and die!" In "Lean On Me," Joe Clark paraphrases the same line when he is arrested and put in jail.
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Chicago Hope: Great White Hope (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gilmore Girls: Sadie, Sadie (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai tells Rory that she is "the great white hope of the Gilmore clan."
The Simpsons: The Great Wife Hope (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Love Ranch (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Blair Underwood (2010) (TV Episode)
Blair Underwood mentions this movie during interview
Southpaw (2015)
Newspaper Headine "The Great White Dope"

Featured in 

Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during James Earl Jones tribute.

Spoofed in 

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