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Runtime: 157 min

Genres: Biography | Drama | Sport

Languages: English | French

Countries: USA


The life story of heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, following the champ's early days as Cassius Clay and his rise in sports and politics, including his controversial refusal to fight in the Vietnam War and his infamous comeback battles against Joe Frazier and George Foreman.



Directors (1)

Writers (5)

Christopher Wilkinson (screenplay) and
Eric Roth (screenplay) &
Gregory Allen Howard (story)
Michael Mann (screenplay)
Stephen J. Rivele (screenplay) &

Composers (2)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (156)

Al Quinn Boxing Trainer (uncredited)
Albert Hall Elijah Muhammad
Alexandra Bokyun Chun Asian Cosmetologist (as Bokyun Chun)
Alfred Cole Ernie Terrell
Andrew P. Jones Don King's Aide
Barry Shabaka Henley Jabir Herbert Muhammad
Bill Plaschke Miami Weigh-In Reporter
Bobby Stuart Thomas 15X Johnson (as Bob Stuart)
Brad Greenquist Marlin Thomas
Bradford E. Lang Black Pilot
Brandon T. Jackson Club Goer (uncredited)
Bruce McGill Bradley
Candy Ann Brown Odessa (as Candy Brown Houston)
Carol Hatchett Pointer Sister
Cedric Wills Jersey Joe Walcott, Referee
Charles Shufford George Foreman
Chico Benymon Hampton House Announcer
Christian Stolte Miami Cop
Cimanga Kalambay Additional Aide to Mobutu
Craig Cove Frazier Fight Reporter (uncredited)
Damien 'Bolo' Wills Ken Norton
Dan Robbertse Reporter in Zaire (as Daniel Robbertse)
Daniel E. Gurevitz Boxing Commission Reporter
Daniel Janks CIA Man
David Cubitt Robert Lipsyte
David Elliott Sam Cooke
David Haines Rudy Clay / Rahaman Ali
David Purdham Madison Square Garden Announcer
David W. Hess Reporter in Zaire (as David Hess)
Deborah Smith Ford Party Guest (uncredited)
Denise Moss Bar Goer (uncredited)
Derrick Brown Larry Holmes
Dimitri Cassar Reporter in Zaire
Doug Hale Judge Ingraham
Dr. Denis Luposo Kinshasa Reporter
Ed Cray Radical Professor (uncredited)
Edda Collier Blonde French Reporter
Eddie Bo Smith Jr. Malcolm's Bodyguard
Edge Sports Writer (uncredited)
Edward C. Gillow Foreman-Frazier Fight Judge (uncredited)
Ellis Williams Family Photo Man (as Ellis E. Williams)
Eric Lichtenberg Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Notaro Reporter in Zaire
Freda Nelson Evans Woman in Mink (uncredited)
Gailard Sartain Gordon Davidson
George Hambach Induction Center Doctor (uncredited)
Giancarlo Esposito Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr.
Graeme Wood Journalist (uncredited)
Graham Clarke Reporter in Zaire
Graham Hopkins London Banker
Guy Van Swearingen Induction FBI Man
Henrikennyo Mukenyi Bula
Herb Mitchell Boxing Commissioner
Hunter F. Roberts Angry Fight Fan (uncredited)
Jack Reiss Referee Arthur Mercante
Jack Truman Reporter (uncredited)
Jackie Zane Fight Fan (uncredited)
Jada Pinkett Smith Sonji Roi
James Currie Court Room Photographer (uncredited)
James Gilbert Sparring Partner in Africa
James Toney 'Smokin' Joe Frazier (as James N. Toney)
Jamie Foxx Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Javier Rivas TV Reporter (uncredited)
Jean Bikoi Additional Aide to Mobutu
Jeffrey Wright Howard Bingham
Jim Gray New York Reporter
Joe Morton Chauncey Eskridge
John G. Connolly Assistant Director
John O. Nelson Louis Rodriguez (uncredited)
John Wolfshohl Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini (uncredited)
Johnny Ortiz Madison Square Garden Reporter
Jon A. Barnes Ringside Photographer (uncredited)
Jon Voight Howard Cosell
Joseph Luis Rubin Blinky Polermo (uncredited)
Josh Feinberg Extra in Terrell Fight Sequence (uncredited)
Judith Mwale Pointer Sister
Keabetswe Motsilanyane Pointer Sister
Kim Coleman Lana Shabazz (as Kim Taylor Coleman)
Kim Robillard Jimmy Cannon
LaDonna Tittle Bundini's Landlady
Larry Hazzard Sr. Zack Clayton
Larry Vigus Times Ringside Photographer (uncredited)
Laurence Mason Luis Sarria
Lee Cummings Hunter Thompson
Leon Brother 'Joe' (uncredited)
Leonard Termo Madison Square Garden Reporter
LeVar Burton Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lionel D. Carson Dr. King's Driver (uncredited)
Maestro Harrell Young Cassius Clay
Malick Bowens Joseph Mobutu
Marc Grapey Bob Arum
Marc Kulazite Mboli Additional Aide to Mobutu
Mario Van Peebles Malcolm X
Mark Mulder Reporter in Zaire
Mark Salem New York Reporter
Marty Denkin Frazier Fight II Announcer
Matisha Baldwin Club Patron (uncredited)
Maya Van Peebles Malcolm X's Daughter
Mel Dick Louisville Sponsoring Group
Melvin Thomas Harlem Neighbor
Michael Bentt Sonny Liston
Michael Dorn Black Pilot
Michael Michele Veronica Porche
Millard Arnold Doc Broadus
Morgana Van Peebles Malcolm X's Daughter
Moses Hollins Man on Train
Mykelti Williamson Don King
Natalie Carter Harlem Neighbor
Nathaniel Malekane Archie Moore
Nona Gaye Belinda Ali
Patrick C. Russell Referee
Patrick M. Connolly Announcer
Patrick New Room Service Guy
Paul Rodriguez Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Poe Poe Harlem Reporter
Ralph Cole Jr. Harlem resident (uncredited)
Ray Bokhour Reporter
Ray Uhler Ringside Photographer (uncredited)
Reginald Footman Harlem Neighbor (as Reginald Barshem Footman)
Richard Katanga Mobutu Aide / Military Aide
Robert Byrd Willie Reddick
Robert Sale Jerry Quarry
Robert Standley Ringside Photographer (uncredited)
Robert Warnack Madison Square Garden Fight Fan (uncredited)
Rommel Hyacinth The Pilot
Ron O.J. Parson Death Newsman
Ron Silver Angelo Dundee
Ronald A. DiNicola Prosecutor
Ross Haines News Cameraman (uncredited)
Rufus Dorsey Floyd Paterson
Shari Watson Woman Singer
Sharon Wilkinson Rose Jennings
Sheldon Fogel New York Reporter
Sheldon Robins Heckler (uncredited)
Steve Springer Miami Weigh-In Reporter
Steven Randazzo Reporter
Sylvaine Strike ORTF Interviewer
Tamara Lynch Flight Attendant
Ted Levine Joe Smiley
Themba Gasa Idi Amin
Thomas Kariuki Matheri Lieutenant Nsakala
Tracy Perry Usher (uncredited)
Trish Dempsey Diplomat's Wife (uncredited)
Valentine Miele Liston Fight Reporter (uncredited)
Vic Manni Dressing Room Weigh-In Guy (as Victor Manni)
Victoria Dillard Betty Shabazz
Vincent Cook Jimmy Ellis
Vincent De Paul Roving Reporter (uncredited)
Wade Williams Lieutenant Jerome Claridge (as Wade Andrew Williams)
Warner Saunders Customer
Will Gill Jr. Dick Sadler
Will Holman FOI (uncredited)
Will Smith Cassius Clay / Cassius X / Muhammad Ali
William Utay The Doctor
Yi Lu Wei Chinese Delegate
Zaa Nkweta Foreman Fight Announcer