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Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Reviews

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Robert Bianco
USA Today
October 4, 2013
All in all, it's a worthy subject to be sure. It just probably isn't the subject you might have expected.
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David Hinckley
New York Daily News
October 4, 2013
Whether the film gets all the nuances right is hard for civilians to say. But round for round, the fight is surprisingly lively.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
October 4, 2013
The actors make Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight seem better than it is, but the real Ali, with all his youth, vigor, bravado and passion, convinces us that he and his case deserved much better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Greg Evans
Bloomberg News
October 3, 2013
A bland Benjamin Walker and a scowling Pablo Schreiber add little depth to their roles as mouthpieces for either side of history.
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Hank Stuever
Washington Post
October 3, 2013
It's a Supreme Court movie that even the most fervent SCOTUS junkies might find underwhelming.
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Brian Lowry
October 2, 2013
Filled with interesting tidbits, director Stephen Frears' film never quite coalesces - floating like a butterfly, all right, but delivering so little sting as to barely leave a mark.
Simon Gallagher
What Culture
May 23, 2013
All-in-all it's a strong, if unspectacular piece - an interesting, untold element to a very famous story that undoubtedly deserved to be told, and this feels like the most successful way to have played it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Xan Brooks
May 22, 2013
Frears's drama is harmless; it stings like a butterfly.
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