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Ali (2001)

R
157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
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Writers
Gregory Allen Howard (story) | Stephen J. Rivele (screenplay) | Christopher Wilkinson (screenplay) | Eric Roth (screenplay) | Michael Mann (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 107,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 14,710,892
Gross (USA)
$ 58,203,105
Gross (World)
$ 87,725,648
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Release date
Dec 25, 2001 (United States)

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Will Smith
Cassius Clay / Cassius X / Muhammad Ali Cassius Clay / Cassius X / Muhammad Ali   See fewer
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Jamie Foxx
Drew 'Bundini' Brown Drew 'Bundini' Brown   See fewer
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Sonji Roi Sonji Roi   See fewer
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Belinda Ali Belinda Ali   See fewer
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Chauncey Eskridge Chauncey Eskridge   See fewer
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Paul Rodriguez
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