About

It's 1974. Muhammad Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Foreman is ten years younger and the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants to make a name for himself and offers both fighters five million dollars apiece to fight one another, and when they accept, King has only to come up with the money. He finds a willing backer in Mobutu Sese Suko, the dictator...

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Runtime

89 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle.

Cast

Keywords

sports boxer boxing history endurance underdog sports documentary muhammad ali sympathy zaire disrespect summit

Lists

#500 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Awards

Oscar for Best Documentary, Features