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Michael Mann’s Muhammad Ali Biopic Gets 2017 Release Date

Michael Mann’s 2001 Muhammad Ali biopic, Ali which features Hollywood star, Will Smith as the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali has gotten a Blu-ray release date.

Originally released on DVD in 2002, Sony Home Video has announced that Ali will be released in January 2017 for the first time on Blu-ray.

Smith was nominated for the Best Actor categories at the Oscars and Golden Globe awards which he didn’t win.

Ali focuses on ten years in the life of the late boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964–74, featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, and banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, finally, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974.

It also stars Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Mykelti Williamson and James Toney.

Watch the trailer:

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