Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatized 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.
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
In the opening scene the American Flag is hanging incorrectly; the blue field with stars should always be in the top left when the flag is hanging in that manner. See more
Cassius Clay Aged 18
How Cassius Took Rome, by Cassius Clay, Jr.: To make America the Greatest is my goal, So I beat the Russian and I beat the Pole. And for the United States was a medal of gold.
Referenced in Foreman
The Greatest Love of All
(main title song)
Sung by George Benson
Music by Michael Masser
Lyrics by Linda Creed See more