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Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman




Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World is based on the remarkable true story of one of the greatest comebacks of all time and the transformational power of second chances. Fueled by an impoverished childhood, Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the boxing ring to the pulpit. But when he sees his community struggling spiritually and financially, Foreman returns to the ring and makes history by reclaiming his title, becoming the oldest and most improbable World Heavyweight Boxing Champion ever.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker George Tillman Jr. from a story by Dan Gordon and Frank Baldwin & George Tillman Jr, and a screenplay by Baldwin & Tillman, the film stars Khris Davis (Judas and the Black Messiah) as Foreman and also stars Academy Awardģ winner Forest Whitaker as Foreman’s trainer and mentor Doc Broadus.

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Screenplay by: Frank Baldwin & George Tillman Jr.

Screen Story by: Dan Gordon and Frank Baldwin & George Tillman Jr.

Produced by: David Zelon Executive Producers: George Foreman Peter Guber Wendy Williams Henry Holmes

Cast: Khris Davis Jasmine Mathews Sullivan Jones Lawrence Gilliard Jr. John Magaro with Sonja Sohn and Forest Whitaker




This comes out April 28th

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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

I hope it ends with him becoming spokesman for the best as-seen-on-tv kitchen appliance ever.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

They should have just titled it, George to match the originality of all his kidsí names.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

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I hope it ends with him becoming spokesman for the best as-seen-on-tv kitchen appliance ever.
That is how the trailer ends...

I'm a sucker for boxer movies so count me in.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

Was Hands of Stone the last boxing movie not named Creed that came out in the last couple of years?

I liked that though nobody else did.

I will check it out

Tillman directed Men of Honor one of my favorite movies.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

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Was Hands of Stone the last boxing movie not named Creed that came out in the last couple of years?

I liked that though nobody else did.

I will check it out

Tillman directed Men of Honor one of my favorite movies.
There were a few boxing movies in the last couple of years. I liked Southpaw, Bleed for this and Hands of Stone. This George Forman movie looks horrible.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

Iíve been a big fan of George since the 80s. Was looking forward to this.

But it looks like shit. Will still peep. Lol
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

Out this week. Reviews starting to come out: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big...n_of_the_world
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

Saw this today. Very solid film. I actually liked it more than Creed III. Recommend.
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Would have seen this 15 years ago. Took a little too long and big George isnít even a thing anymore in American life.

Really blown away they put this in theaters. I didnít care for Creed 3 much at all either.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

It is coming to Netflix on Aug 26, 2023
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

It was not bad though the Khris Davis who played George was not really a good actor.

It helped having Forrest Whittaker to give it some credibility.

It was more fun before he became born again.

That was a fun era of heavyweight boxing with Foreman, Ali, Frazer, and Ken Norton and the Golden era and a lot better than what it is now with no big stars or names to follow.

Maybe somebody should do a Joe Frazier movie someday.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

I missed this theaters. Will definitely check it on on Netflix soon.
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Re: Big George Foreman (2023, D: Tillman) -- S: Khris Davis -- Biopic on boxer George Foreman

Saw it on Netflix and not bad. Seemed a bit rushed even though the boxing career was a large part of the movie. Felt something like "When We Were Kings" gave more of a insight into who George Forman was at that time in life.

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