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“Ali” Biopic, Starring Will Smith, Returning to Movie Theaters for Limited Run

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L-R: Michael Bent as Sonny Liston and Will Smith as Muhammad Ali in “Ali”; Peter Brandt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — This weekend, the Will Smith-fronted Muhammad Ali biopic will be back on the big screen.

According to Variety, the Michael Mann-directed Ali will return to theaters for a limited release in memory of the late boxing legend and civil rights activist, who died June 3.

Released in 2001, the Sony Pictures film featured an all-star cast including Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Nona Gaye, Joe Morton, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Rodriguez, Michael Michelle and LeVar Burton, among many others.

The movie grossed $87 million dollars at the box office and garnered Smith his first Best Actor Oscar nomination.

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