When we were king

by Leon Gast 1h28min United States 1996
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Film details

When we were king
by Leon Gast

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Mohammed Ali : Lui-même
  • George Foreman : Lui-même
  • Don King : Lui-même
  • James Brown : Lui-même
  • And with: B.B. King, Spike Lee, Sese Seko Mobutu, Norman Mailer


  • Director Leon Gast
  • Sound Robert Cardelli
  • Editing Leon Gast, Taylor Hackford, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Keith Robinson
  • Producer Leon Gast, Taylor Hackford
  • Excutive producer David Sonnenberg
  • Production Compagny UIP - United International Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1996
  • Release date for France05/26/1997
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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