The life and career of Muhammad Ali as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. 10 of his former challengers also weigh in on this American legend.
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One of the best boxing documentaries I have ever watched. The story of Muhammad Ali’s boxing career but here told through the eyes, words and experiences of those he fought against. Each of whom also share their own stories, their own tragedies, their own hopes and their own dreams. Beautifully told.
An intimate and touching documentary about the life and career of one of the most talented athletes who ever lived. The film does amazing camera work combined with a score that sets a nostalgic and intimate mood. The interviews done with past opponents of Ali are well edited and allow for amazing transitions into more of Ali's career. Would definitely recommend that you sit down and watch all 101 minutes of it.
Heartfelt tribute to the Greatest in another era and time in sport, as well as amazing profiles of some of the baddest men to put gloves on in the ring, all coming together to share and express their respect with unexpected love that I never saw coming.
A wonderful documentary about the great boxers how fought Ali. A masterpiece one that you have to see especially if you are a boxing fan and Muhammad Ali fan. This documentary gives you a insight of how the boxers that fought Ali were thinking back then and now about there fights against world greatest champion.
Interesting take on Ali told almost exclusively through those who fought him. Reveals a number of unique individuals with compelling stories to tell, not always about Ali, but about what it meant for them, with their scars and their sins, to face the greatest at the time they faced him.
There are better Ali documentaries - the Rumble and Thrilla films have a stronger focus and are more compelling - but the film does highlight what differed the Greatest from his adversaries. Ali was middle-class, smart and articulate, but his opponents, most of whom speak with slurred (brain damaged?) drawls in old age, were working-class men with pressing financial needs, jail histories and tragic personal lives.
A combination of talking head interviews and archival footage from Ali's best fights and best opponents throughout his career.
It has a lot of impact because the descriptions of fighting Ali all come directly from these great opponents. That gives great credibility to this doc. These interviews also give great insight into the boxing legend of Ali and we can see why he is still called the "Greatest of All Time"