When We Were Kings Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for When We Were Kings the Movie

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Chronicles the 1974 heavyweight championship fight, held in Zaire, between underdog Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Gast uses original footage of the prefight hype as well as current interviews from George Plimpton and Norman Mailer (who covered the fight at the time) and Spike Lee.

Distribution

USA Home Entertainment, 1 W. Forest, Englewood, NJ 07631-4004, Phone: (201)871-1000, URL: http://www.polygram-us.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Documentary, Interviews, Boxing, African America, Sports Documentaries
Director
Leon Gast
Producer
Leon Gast, Taylor Hackford, Gramercy Pictures

Awards

Oscars 1996: Feature Doc.; Broadcast Film Critics 1996: Feature Doc.

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