The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, in which Ali plays himself. It was directed by Tom Gries and Monte Hellman. The film follows Ali's life from the 1960 Olympics to his regaining the heavyweight crown from George Foreman in their famous "Rumble in the Jungle" fight in 1974. The footage of the boxing matches themselves are largely the actual footage from the time involved. Wikipedia
The Greatest is a member of the following lists: English-language films, British films, Biographical films, Boxing films, Columbia Pictures films, Biographical film stubs, Films set in the 1960s, Sports films based on actual events, Films directed by Tom Gries and Films set in the 1970s.
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