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Ali (film)

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Film information
Directed byMichael Mann
Produced byMichael Mann
Jon Peters
James Lassiter
Paul Ardaji
A. Kitman Ho
Written byMichael Mann
Eric Roth
Stephen J. Rivele
Christopher Wilkinson
StarringWill Smith
Jon Voight
Jamie Foxx
Mario Van Peebles
Ron Silver
Jeffrey Wright
Jada Pinkett Smith
Music byPieter Bourke
Lisa Gerrard
CinematographyEmmanuel Lubezki
Editing byWilliam Goldenberg
Lynzee Klingman
Stephen E. Rivkin
Stuart Waks
StudioPeters Entertainment
Forward Pass
Overbrook Films
Distributed byColumbia Pictures (USA)
20th Century Fox (non-USA)
Release date 
Running time157 minutes
Budget$107 million
Gross revenue$87,713,825

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'Ali' is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of boxing icon Muhammad Ali from 1964 to 1974 featuring his capture as of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston (Michael Bentt), his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier (James Toney) in 1971, and, lastly, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974. It also discusses the great social and political upheaval in the United States following the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Diwan Ali: He lived and died in fear - Times of India Tweet this news
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After Tunisia, Algeria hit by spate of attempted suicides - AFP Tweet this news
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A fragile Muhammad Ali pays a visit to new version of legendary 5th Street Gym - Palm Beach Post Tweet this news
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Ali Lohan, Models for Lindsay Lohan's Clothing Line - The News of Today Tweet this news
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Ali Kemp remembered in Pi Beta Phi philanthropy - Kansas State Collegian Tweet this news
Kansas State Collegian--Karie Slickman, junior in family studies, and Morgan Rose, sophomore in elementary education, dance to Kelley James' performance during the -Ali- Kemp ... - Date : Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:33:21 GMT+00:00

Awards :
List of awards and nominations

Awards :
Award Category Name Outcome
74th Academy Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Will Smith  
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Jon Voight  
Black Reel Awards of 2001 Best Supporting Actor Jamie Foxx  
Best Supporting Actress Nona Gaye  
Best Original Soundtrack  
Best Actor Will Smith  
Best Song From a Film R. Kelly - "The World's Greatest"  
Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original Gregory Allen Howard  
Best Film  
Best Film Poster  
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2001 Best Actor Will Smith  
Best Supporting Actor Jon Voight  
Best Picture  
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2001 Best Supporting Actor Jon Voight  
ESPY Awards Best Sports Movie ESPY Award  
59th Golden Globe Awards Best Original Score Lisa Gerrard, Pieter Bourke  
Best Actor: Drama Will Smith  
Best Supporting Actor Jon Voight  
Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing - Music Kenneth Karman, Lisa Jaime, Vicki Hiatt, Stephanie Lowry, Christine H. Luethje  
Golden Trailer Awards Best Drama  
2002 MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Will Smith  
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Motion Picture  
Outstanding Supporting Actor Jamie Foxx  
Mario Van Peebles  
Outstanding Actor Will Smith  
Outstanding Supporting Actress Jada Pinkett Smith  
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Editing William Goldenberg, Lynzee Klingman, Stephen E. Rivkin, Stuart Waks  
PRISM Awards Theatrical Feature Film  

Films directed by Michael Mann

1980sThief (1981) * The Keep (1983) * Manhunter (1986) * L.A. Takedown (1989)
1990sThe Last of the Mohicans (1992) * Heat (1995) * The Insider (1999)
2000sAli (2001) * Collateral (2004) * Miami Vice (2006) * Public Enemies (2009)

Muhammad Ali

FightsBoxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics * Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston * Fight of the Century * Ali-Frazier II * The Rumble in the Jungle * Thrilla in Manila
MediaAli (film) * I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali * "Muhammad Ali" (song) * When We Were Kings * The Greatest (film) * Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Boxing * Foes of Ali * Superman vs. Muhammad Ali
PeopleCassius Marcellus Clay, Sr. (father) * Odessa Grady Clay (mother) * Rahman Ali (brother) * Veronica Porsche Ali (wife) * Laila Ali (daughter) * Drew Bundini Brown (trainer and cornerman) * Archie Moore (trainer) * Angelo Dundee (cornerman) * Joe E. Martin
OtherClay v. United States * Muhammad Ali Center * Nation of Islam * Sunni Islam * Malcolm X

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