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The Great White Hype

1996
1h 31m
Comedy/Sport
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Cast

Samuel L. Jackson (Rev. Fred Sultan)Jeff Goldblum (Mitchell Kane)Damon Wayans (James 'The Grim Reaper' Roper)Peter Berg (Terry Conklin)Corbin Bernsen (Peter Prince)Jon Lovitz (Sol)Cheech Marin (Julio Escobar)John Rhys-Davies (Johnny Windsor)Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Bambi)Jamie Foxx (Hassan El Ruk'n)Rocky Carroll (Artemus St. John Saint)Albert Hall (Roper's Manager)Susan Gibney (Vivian)Michael Jace (Marvin Shabazz)Duane Davis (Palace Guard #1)Lamont Johnson (Palace Guard #2)Sam Whipple (Artie)Lydell M. Cheshier (Palace Guard #3)

Director

Reginald Hudlin

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Synopsis

The boxing champ's promoter thinks, change is needed. He finds the one man who's beaten his black champ (at 17), a white man now in a rock band. Like Rocky, he trains heavily whereas the champ slacks.

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