When We Were Kings

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.

Average Score : 77

The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle.

Status: Released

Release Date: 1996-10-25

Geners Documentary

Production Companies PolyGram Filmed Entertainment David Sonenberg Production DAS Films Gramercy Pictures

Production Countries United States of America,

Run time: 89 minutes

Budget: --

Revenue: $2,666,118