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The Great White Hype

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Comedy Sport 
Rated: 18+ (R)19961h 31mOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: Boxing Sports Country: America

When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Rev. Sultan convinces him to fight, he goes into heavy training while the confident champ takes it easy and falls out of shape.The Great White Hype featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Jeff Goldblum is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (8,265 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#17,634 Ranked Movie

#57 Ranked in Boxing Movies

#577 Ranked in Sport Movies

#627 Ranked in Movies on HBO

The Great White Hype has a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (8,265 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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