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Ali: An American Hero (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport  |  31 August 2000 (USA)
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Interprets Cassius Clay's life, his Muslim transformation into Muhammad Ali and his 1974 fight with George Foreman for the heavyweight championship.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcellus Clay
(as Yvonna Kopacz)
Brian Reddy


Interprets Cassius Clay's life, his Muslim transformation into Muhammad Ali and his 1974 fight with George Foreman for the heavyweight championship.

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Release Date:

31 August 2000 (USA)  »

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When Ali walks in for the rumble in the jungle he has no gloves on then as he steps into ring he has white gloves on then they disappear a few seconds later. Then when fight begins his gloves are black! See more »

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16 April 2002 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I expected a good boxing movie not a long-winded and boring movie. David Ramsey looks absolutely not like Muhammad Ali and he can`t act like Ali. Will Smith as Muhammad Ali in Michael Mann's Ali is amazing but David Ramsey delivers a piece of rubbish with his role as Muhammad Ali, actually he isn't a bad actor but he is just not the one to play Muhammad Ali...... Vondie Curtis-Hall is perfect as Drew "Bundini" Brown but Joe Morton as Malcolm X is a piece of garbage. The boxing scenes are not action-packed like Rocky, Raging Bull and Ali..... The plot is poor and the script is miserable. Watch this movie only if you are a fan of Vondie Curtis-Hall, this could be his best performance ever......

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