The Great White Hype

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Sports

Director Reginald Hudlin ( HOUSE PARTY) gives us big-time boxing as ideological arena: Just beneath the surface of this deft, insightful comedy, the contradictory imperatives of race, corporate power and professional sports slug it out, to delightfully wicked effect. Samuel L. Jackson plays flamboyantly rapacious promoter Fred Sultan -- any resemblance...read more

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The Great White Hype
02:43 — The Great White Hype
The Great White Hype
He's the flashiest, wildest, richest, most outspoken promoter the boxing world has ever known. He's the Reverend Fred Sultan (Samuel L. Jackson), and (more…)
The Great White Hype - Official Trailer
01:18 — When boxing attendance and pay per view reaches an all time low, Las Vegas' most powerful and flamboyant promoter hatches a plan to find a white conte (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Director Reginald Hudlin ( HOUSE PARTY) gives us big-time boxing as ideological arena: Just beneath the surface of this deft, insightful comedy, the contradictory imperatives of race, corporate power and professional sports slug it out, to delightfully wic… (more)

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