Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatised version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay, his conversion to Islam, his refusal of the Army draft and the legal battle after being stripped of his World Title. Written by
The story of a legend that took the world by storm.
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Did You Know?
According to Ernest Borgnine
in his biography, there was a strong relationship which rose between him and Cassius Clay during the shooting. Muhammad Ali
cried when he saw Borgnine's character weep during one scene. See more
Outside the Armed Forces induction center in Houston, a naval officer was wearing summer whites, with a khaki combination cover. That headpiece should have a white covering, not khaki, which was intended for use with summer khaki uniform. The cap is an option to the overseas cover, seen correctly worn on another officer. See more
Referenced in Small Change
The Greatest Love of All
(main title song)
Sung by George Benson
Music by Michael Masser
Lyrics by Linda Creed See more