Acclaimed director, Michael Mann (The Insider, Heat, The Last of the Mohicans) directs Academy Award Nominated Will Smith (Men in Black, Independence Day) in 'ALI'. An epic movie about the best loved, sometimes reviled and most controversial international sports hero of all time. A man whose wit and athletic genius, defiant rage and inner grace mirrored one of the most turbulent times in Twentieth Century America.
THE PRICE OF GLORY -
Jimmy Smits plays an ex-boxer living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager. His bitterness turns into a single minded quest; For his three sons to win boxing championships. The three sons are pushed relentlessly by their dad, entering them into any small time competition. Ten years later they have become young men, with their father as manager. A professional promoter wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects the offer. One by one, each son makes his own decision, and with each decision the family becomes fractured. Now they're not only fighting in the ring, they're fighting to save their family.
MILLION DOLLAR BABY -
In the wake of a painful estrangement from his daughter, boxing trainer Frankie Dunn has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time - then Maggie Fitzgerald walks into his gym. In a life of constant struggle, Maggie's gotten herself this far on raw talent, unshakable focus and a tremendous force of will. But more than anything, she wants someone to believe in her. The last thing Frankie needs is that kind of responsibility - let alone that kind of risk - but won over by Maggie's sheer determination, he begrudgingly agrees to take her on. In turns exasperating and inspiring each other, the two come to discover that they share a common spirit that transcends the pain and loss of their pasts, and they find in each other a sense of family they lost long ago. Yet, they both face a battle that will demand more heart and courage than any they've ever known.