When We Were Kings

It's 1974. Muhammad Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Foreman is ten years younger and the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants to make a name for himself and offers both fighters five million dollars apiece to fight one another, and when they accept, King has only to come up with the money. He finds a willing backer in Mobutu Sese Suko, the dictator of Zaire, and the "Rumble in the Jungle" is set, including a musical festival featuring some of America's top black performers, like James Brown and B.B. King.

Genre: Documentary

Actor: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown, B.B. King, Spike Lee, Mobutu Sese Seko, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser, Malick Bowens

Director: Leon Gast

Country: United States of America

Rated: 7.7/10 with 101 votes.

Duration: 89 min.

Quality: HD

Release: Oct 25, 1996

Production: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Das Films, David Sonenberg Production

Views: 7.403