Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

Ali (2001)


In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.

Director: Michael Mann
Writers: Eric Roth, Michael Mann, Christopher Wilkinson, Stephen J. Rivele.

Ali Vodly
Vodly Score: 6.8/10 from 1014 votes
Release Date: 2001-12-11
Status: Released
Run time: 157 min / 2:37
Budget: $107,000,000
Revenue: $87,713,825
Production Company : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Will Smith
as Muhammad Ali / Cassius Clay
Jamie Foxx
as Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Jon Voight
as Howard Cosell
Mario Van Peebles
as Malcolm X
Ron Silver
as Angelo Dundee
Jeffrey Wright
as Howard Bingham
Mykelti Williamson
as Don King
Jada Pinkett Smith
as Sonji
Nona Gaye
as Belinda Ali
Michael Michele
as Veronica Porche
Joe Morton
as Chauncey Eskridge
Paul Rodríguez
as Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Bruce McGill
as Bradley
Barry Shabaka Henley
as Herbert Muhammad
Giancarlo Esposito
as Cassius Clay, Sr.
Laurence Mason
as Luis Sarria
LeVar Burton
as Martin Luther King, Jr.
Albert Hall
as Elijah Muhammad
David Cubitt
as Robert Lipsyte
Ted Levine
as Joe Smiley
Candy Ann Brown
as Odessa
Malick Bowens
as Joseph Mobutu
Shari Watson
as Woman Singer
David Elliott
as Sam Cooke
Michael Bentt
as Sonny Liston
Rufus Dorsey
as Floyd Paterson
Brad Greenquist
as Marlin Thomas
Victoria Dillard
as Betty Shabazz
Morgana Van Peebles
as Malcolm X's Daughter
Maya Van Peebles
as Malcolm X's Daughter
Charles Shufford
as George Foreman
Alfred Cole
as Ernie Terrell
James Toney
as 'Smokin' Joe Frazier
David Haines
as Rudy Clay / Rahaman Ali
Maestro Harrell
as Young Cassius Clay
Wade Williams
as Lieutenant Jerome Claridge
Kim Robillard
as Jimmy Cannon
Gailard Sartain
as Gordon Davidson
William Utay
as The Doctor
Guy Van Swearingen
as Induction FBI Man
David Purdham
as Madison Square Garden Announcer
Eddie Bo Smith Jr.
as Malcolm's Bodyguard
Doug Hale
as Judge Ingraham
LaDonna Tittle
as Bundini's Landlady
Marc Grapey
as Bob Arum
Daniel Janks
as CIA Man
Alexandra Bokyun Chun
as Asian Cosmetologist
John G. Connolly
as Assistant Director
Chico Benymon
as Hampton House Announcer
Kim Coleman
as Lana Shabazz
Johnny Ortiz
as Madison Square Garden Reporter
Natalie Carter
as Harlem Neighbor
Reginald Footman
as Harlem Neighbor
Christian Stolte
as Miami Cop
Ron Madoff
as Cameraman
Deborah Smith Ford
as Party Guest (uncredited)
Donald Dowd
as News Reporter


Writing Eric Roth Screenplay
Editing Stephen E. Rivkin Editor
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Writing Michael Mann Screenplay
Directing Michael Mann Director
Production Michael Mann Producer
Editing William Goldenberg Editor
Sound Lisa Gerrard Original Music Composer
Editing Lynzee Klingman Editor
Production Jon Peters Producer
Costume & Make-Up Marlene Stewart Costume Design
Camera Emmanuel Lubezki Director of Photography
Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
Lighting John Buckley Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Vera Mitchell Hair Department Head
Crew Joel Kramer Stunt Coordinator
Art John Myhre Production Design
Sound Lisa Jaime Music Editor
Writing Christopher Wilkinson Screenplay
Writing Stephen J. Rivele Screenplay
Production James Lassiter Producer
Writing Gregory Allen Howard Story
Sound Pieter Bourke Original Music Composer
Production Paul Ardaji Producer
Editing Stuart Waks Editor
Production Kevin De La Noy Unit Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Beverly Jo Pryor Makeup Department Head
Sound Stephanie Lowry Music Editor
Production Thomas Hayslip Production Supervisor
Sound Vicki Hiatt Music Editor
Production Elayne Schneiderman Production Supervisor
Crew Michael Tinger Post Production Supervisor

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