The Great White Hype

  • 1996
  • 1 HR 49 MIN
  • 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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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…)

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Tue Jul 23 8:00pm
The Great White Hype MAX

Damon Wayans and Peter Berg square off in a racially charged boxing match set up by a scheming promoter. Rev. Fred Sultan: Samuel L. Jackson. Mitchell Kane: Jeff Goldblum. Peter Prince: Corbin Bernsen.

Mon Jul 29 12:40pm
The Great White Hype MAX

Damon Wayans and Peter Berg square off in a racially charged boxing match set up by a scheming promoter. Rev. Fred Sultan: Samuel L. Jackson. Mitchell Kane: Jeff Goldblum. Peter Prince: Corbin Bernsen.

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