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Muhammad Ali - The Greatest Collection
Muhammad Ali - The Greatest Collection
Actors: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier
Genres: Sports, Documentary, African American Cinema
NR     1999     4hr 49min

Before Muhammad Ali, plenty of African American heavyweights boxed, but few did for the game (or for blacks) what Ali did. Ali was bold, outrageous, and controversial. His antics outside of the ring showed an often-hilari...  more

     
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Actors: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier
Genres: Sports, Documentary, African American Cinema
Sub-Genres: Documentary, Documentary, African American Cinema
Studio: Hbo Home Video
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/05/1999
Theatrical Release Date: 07/23/2002
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 4hr 49min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

This is the DVD to buy
Clark Magnuson | WA United States | 07/05/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

""Muhammad Ali, the greatest collection"THIS IS THE DVD TO BUYThis has lots of boxing.
The whole fight with original microphone.
a) 1964 Clay vs Liston [THE WHOLE FIGHT]
b) 1974 Ali vs Foreman "Rumble in the Jungle" [THE WHOLE FIGHT]
c) 1975 Ali vs Frazier "Thilla in Manila" [THE WHOLE FIGHT]Just highlights of some fights: [JUST THE HIGHLIGHTS]
a) 1960 Olympics Z. Pietrzykowski of Poland
b) 1960 Turnney Hunsinger
c) 1962 Archie Moore
d) 1964 Sonny Liston
e) 1965 Sonny Liston rematch
f) 1966 Cleveland Williams
g) 1967 Zorra Folley
h) trouble with the draft board
i) 1970 Occar Bonavena
j) 1971 Joe Frazier
k) 1973 Ken Norton
l) 1973 Ken Norton rematch
m) 1974 Joe Frazier rematch
n) 1974 George Foreman [Rumble in the Jungle]
o) 1975 Joe Frazier [Thrilla in Manilla]
p) 1978 Leon Spinks
q) 1978 Leon Spinks rematch
r) 1980 Larry Holmes"
Excellent Introduction to Muhammad Ali!
Marc Axelrod | Potter, Wi USA | 12/14/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a great bargain! You get three of Muhammad Ali's most justly celebrated fights (Ali-Liston I, Ali-Foreman, and Ali-Frazier III), plus one hour long documentary of Ali on one DVD.

You see Cassius Clay/Ali's huge heart in surviving Liston's furious fifth round assault, then coming back to whitewash Sonny in round six. You also see Ali's resiliency and toughness in outlasting and outfighting the heavily favored George Foreman.

Finally, you see Ali against Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila with Don Dunphy and Ken Norton calling the fight.

The Ali documentary was filmed in the early 1980's, so you don't get the revisionist history and reflection associated with the longer lapse of time.

This Ali DVD must be the greatest. Highly recommended."