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The Great White Hype

DramaComedy18+ (R)19961h 31m
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#58843 Ranked Movie
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The Great White Hype (1996)

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Drama Comedy Rated: 18+ (R)19961h 31m

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 on Starz, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (10,239 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz).

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

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video, and 3 others).

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#58,843 Ranked Movie

#878 Ranked in Movies on Starz

#1228 Ranked in Sports Movies

#14263 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Great White Hype has an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (10,239 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About The Great White Hype

The Great White Hype Overview

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.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 31m

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaComedy
Related Tags: Sports
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Starz
Original Release Date: May 3, 1996
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