Ali (film)

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Ali is a 2001 American biographical sports drama film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann.wikipedia
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Will Smith

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The film focuses on ten years in the life of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964 to 1974, featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, and banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, finally, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974.
For his performances as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Smith received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Paul Ardaji

Other credited producers include Paul Ardaji and Jon Peters.
Ardaji is particularly notable for his role as producer during the early stages of production for the award-winning American film Ali (2001), which focused on the life of boxer Muhammad Ali.

Jon Voight

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Smith and Jon Voight received Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.
Voight gave critically acclaimed biographical performances during the 2000s, appearing as legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali (2001) for which his supporting performance was nominated for the Academy Award, the Golden Globe and a Critics Choice Award, and also as Nazi officer Jürgen Stroop in Uprising (2001), as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Michael Bay's Pearl Harbor (2001) and as Pope John Paul II in the eponymous miniseries (2005).

Jada Pinkett Smith

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Her breakthrough came opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996), and she has since starred in more than 20 feature films, including Set It Off (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Ali (2001), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Collateral (2004), the Madagascar films (2005–2012), Bad Moms (2016), and Girls Trip (2017).

Bruce McGill

He is perhaps best known for his work with director Michael Mann in the movies The Insider (1999), Ali (2001), and Collateral (2004).

Joe Morton

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Other films he appeared in include Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Of Mice and Men (1992), Speed (1994), Apt Pupil (1998), What Lies Beneath (2000), Ali (2001), Paycheck (2003), Stealth (2005), and American Gangster (2007).

Jamie Foxx

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In 2001, Foxx starred opposite Will Smith in Michael Mann's biographical drama Ali.

Michael Michele

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She also has appeared in the films The 6th Man (1997), Ali (2001), Dark Blue (2002) and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003).

James Toney

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In 2001, Toney played the role of Joe Frazier in the movie Ali alongside Will Smith.

Laurence Mason

He is best known as Sammy Norino on the Fox drama Prison Break, Luis Sarria in the film Ali, Halpern White on the FX crime drama The Shield, and Earl, the chauffeur in the film The Lincoln Lawyer.

Ron Silver

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He was also featured as Muhammad Ali's boxing trainer and cornerman Angelo Dundee in Michael Mann's 2001 biopic Ali.

The Rumble in the Jungle

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The film focuses on ten years in the life of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964 to 1974, featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, and banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, finally, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974.

Paul Rodriguez (actor)

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Rodriguez has appeared in several feature films, such as Blood Work with Clint Eastwood, D.C. Cab, Born in East L.A., Tortilla Soup, Rat Race, and Ali, and has also performed voiceover roles for King of the Hill, Dora the Explorer, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua.

Michael Bentt

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As an actor, Bentt is best known for co-starring as Sonny Liston in the 2001 film Ali, and as Biggis/El Plaga in the 2005 film State Property 2.

Muhammad Ali

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The film focuses on ten years in the life of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964 to 1974, featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, and banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, finally, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974. The film begins with Cassius Clay Jr. before his championship debut against then-heavyweight champion Sonny Liston.
Ali's bout with Parkinson's led to a gradual decline in his health, though he was still active into the early years of the millennium, promoting his own biopic, Ali, in 2001.

Nona Gaye

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That same year, she began her acting career, debuting in Michael Mann's Ali.

Mario Van Peebles

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In 2001, he starred in a film called Guardian, and he co-starred in the Michael Mann film Ali for which he received a nomination for "Outstanding Supporting Actor" at the NAACP Image Awards.

LeVar Burton

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He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2001 film Ali.

Jon Peters

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Other credited producers include Paul Ardaji and Jon Peters.

Giancarlo Esposito

In 2001, he played Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr. in Ali, and Miguel Algarín, friend and collaborator of Nuyorican poet Miguel Piñero, in Piñero.

Truth Hurts (singer)

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In 2001, she played a small role in "The Wash" starring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, as well as a cameo in the film Ali starring Will Smith.

Mykelti Williamson

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His most recent film appearances have been Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Ali (2001),The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004), Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005) ATL (2006), August Rush (2007), Black Dynamite (2009), The Final Destination (2009), and The Purge: Election Year (2016).

Sonny Liston

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The film begins with Cassius Clay Jr. before his championship debut against then-heavyweight champion Sonny Liston.
In the 2001 film Ali, Liston was portrayed by former WBO Heavyweight Champion Michael Bentt.