MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,887 this week

A.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 208 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 5 critic

The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street Debut's Today!


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 102 titles
created 07 Jun 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 01 Dec 2012
 
a list of 207 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 221 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 927 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)

A.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A.k.a. Cassius Clay.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The legal battles of the great American boxer against being conscripted into the US military during the Vietnam War.

Director: Bill Siegel
Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Muhammad Ali, David Susskind
Facing Ali (2009)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

Director: Pete McCormack
Stars: George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman
Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie 2000)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Leon Ichaso
Stars: David Ramsey, Clarence Williams III, Joe Morton
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Phil Grabsky
Stars: Billy Crystal, Richard Harris, James Earl Jones
Documentary | History | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast
Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King
Tyson (2008)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson.

Director: James Toback
Stars: Mike Tyson, Mills Lane, Trevor Berbick
I Am Ali (2014)
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.

Director: Clare Lewins
Stars: Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Ali Jnr, Hana Ali
Ali (2001)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A biography of sports legend, Muhammad Ali, from his early days to his days in the ring.

Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Thirty-Two year-old Muhammad Ali takes on what was at that time, one of the most powerful boxers in the history of the sport, in one last shot at greatness. Ali employs his "rope-a-dope" ... See full summary »

Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Marv Albert
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This is a buddy film with a small-time thug (Victor Lobianco) meeting a high-profile gangster (Lee Van Cleef) while in prison. The pair team up to attempt a prison breakout.

Director: Michele Lupo
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Tony Lo Bianco, Edwige Fenech
Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Dan Weecks
Stars: Muhammad Ali, Mary Hill-Connor, Norman McClelland
Thrilla in Manila (TV Movie 2008)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

On October 1, 1975, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali was in the ring with his arch rival Joe Frazier for the third time. This fight in the Philippines, which has been ... See full summary »

Director: John Dower
Stars: Joe Frazier, Marvis Frazier, Thomas Hauser
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Host / Narrator
...
Himself - Cassius Clay
Cus D'Amato ...
Himself
Floyd Patterson ...
Himself (archive footage)
Buster Mathis ...
Himself (archive footage)
José Torres ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Max Schmeling ...
Himself (archive footage)
Angelo Dundee ...
Himself (archive footage)
Tunney Hunsaker ...
Himself (archive footage)
Archie Moore ...
Himself (archive footage)
Sonny Liston ...
Himself (archive footage)
Henry Cooper ...
Himself (archive footage)
Jim Jacobs ...
Himself (archive footage)
Sugar Ray Robinson ...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Cassius Clay vs. USA See more »

Genres:

Documentary | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and some thematic elements | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1971 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Muhammad Ali a.k.a. Cassius Clay  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Watch this and "The Greatest" instead of "Ali".
20 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

A.K.A. Cassius Clay (1970) was a documentary made during the time that Muhammed Ali was on "hiatus" from the world of professional boxing due to his strong religious beliefs. The film makers use a lot of valuable achieved footage, interviews with the Champ himself and those that were heavily involved in his life. A lot of classic Malcolm X footage can be found in this film as well. If you want to get a look into the life of the "Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of all time" then I advise you to watch this film. No dramatical theatrics. Just the man himself.

I would also recommend THE GREATEST as well. If you want to get a full picture of Muhammed Ali. I wish that somebody would do a film of his post-Zaire boxing career. Now that would be a fascinating film to see the "Elvis" phase of Muhammed Ali. I've read Ferdie Pacheco's book. Someone in Hollywood needs to make a big screen version of it.

Highly recommended.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
music at the end? sal_tine
Cus D'Amato was not Cassius' coach filmfanaticNorCal
Discuss A.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?