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Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Archived: Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

director: Stephen Frears

With: Pablo Schreiber (Covert Becker), Christopher Plummer (John Marshall Harlan), Benjamin Walker (Kevin Kennedy), Danny Glover (Justice Thurgood Marshall), Frank Langella (Chief Justice Warren Burger), Barry Levinson (Justice Potter Stewart), Ed Begley Jr (Justice Harry Blackmun), Harris Yulin (William Douglas), Muhammad Ali (Himself, archive footage), Dana Ivey (Mrs. Paige), a.o.

duration: 97 minutes
Drama, Biography

Out of the Box

Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.


director: Stephen Frears
producer: Scott Ferguson
screenplay: Shawn Slovo
Editor: Mick Audsley
Cinematography: Jim Denault
sound: William Sarokin

production company: HBO Films

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subtitles: Dutch subt.
Country: United States of America
year: 2013


STEPHEN FREARS (1941): The Burning (1968, short), Parkin's Patch (1969, TV series, director of 2 episodes), Tom Grattan's War (1970, TV series, director of 5 episodes), Gumshoe (1971), A Day Out (1972, TV movie), The Cricket Match (1973, TV movie), Follyfoot (1973, TV series, director of 4 episodes), Sporting Scenes (1973, TV series, director of 1 episode), Second City Firsts (1974, TV series, director of 1 episode), Daft as a Brush (1975, TV movie), Three… Show more

Technical Specs

format: HD Cam

Other festival films by director Stephen Frears

2006:Queen, the
2003:Dirty pretty things
1996:Van, the
1993:Snapper, the
1988:Sammy and rosie get laid
1986:My beautiful laundrette
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