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When We Were Kings (1996)

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88 min | Documentary, Sport

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
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Feb 14, 1997 (United States)

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Muhammad Ali
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Don King
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Drew Bundini Brown
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Odessa Clay
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Howard Cosell
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Jim Jacobs
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Dick Sadler
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8 / 10 | 13,454 votes