What's My Name - Muhammad Ali: Season 1

What's My Name - Muhammad Ali: Season 1

What's My Name - Muhammad Ali: Season 1

Directed by Antoine Fuqua (The Guilty), this two-part documentary series explores the life of Muhammad Ali through audio recordings of the man himself, the boxer aptly nicknamed, "The Greatest".

2019Rating: TV-14USASpringHill Entertainment
Documentary
EPISODE 1.1

Part 1

The early boxing career of Cassius Clay includes a gold medal win at the 1960 Olympics in Rome; after converting to Islam, Clay changes his name to Muhammad Ali; Ali is stripped of his heavyweight... MORE title for refusing induction into the military.

EPISODE 1.2

Part 2

Ali becomes the first three-time heavyweight champion of the world, but the toll of so many historic ring encounters starts to show; "The Greatest" travels the globe as a goodwill ambassador, philanthropist and activist.

What's My Name - Muhammad Ali: Season 1 / Reviews

Variety

Variety

It's a celebration that, if not quite definitive, proves a stirring work of nonfiction assembly.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An idealised but vivid and fascinating portrait of a career.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

There’s little to nothing about Ali’s complicated family life or his consistent difficulties with money... But his fights are covered spectacularly...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Any chance to spend a few hours with someone as essential to the 20th century as Muhammad Ali should really be taken.

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Decider

Decider

Anyone with even a passing interest in Ali’s legendary career and life will learn something new...

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