7 Jun 2016

Muhammad Ali on the Big Screen

From Widescreen, 3:49 pm on 7 June 2016
Muhammad Ali drums up support from the people of Kinshasa in When We Were Kings

Muhammad Ali drums up support from the people of Kinshasa in When We Were Kings Photo: Polygram

Dan Slevin chats to Jesse Mulligan on Afternoons about the big screen portrayals of the boxer who was larger than life.

 

The trailer to The Greatest, starring the champion himself:

 

Will Smith plays Ali in the Michael Mann film from 2001 that confirmed Smith as an actor with serious credentials:

 

When We Were Kings is almost impossible to find in New Zealand – try your local video store (if you still have one):

 

Roger Ebert watches Rocky II with Muhammad Ali in 1979.

 

 

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