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One Night in Miami (2020)

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Critic Consensus: A hauntingly powerful reflection on larger-than-life figures, One Night in Miami finds Regina King in command of her craft in her feature directorial debut.

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On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

Cast

Eli Goree
as Cassius Clay
Aldis Hodge
as Jim Brown
Leslie Odom Jr.
as Sam Cooke
Lance Reddick
as Kareem X
Nicolette Robinson
as Barbara Cooke
Michael Imperioli
as Angelo Dundee
Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
as Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Derek Roberts
as Jerome X
Beau Bridges
as Mr. Carlton
Emily Bridges
as Emily Carlton
Jerome A. Wilson
as Elijah Muhammad(as Jerome Wilson)
Aaron Alexander
as Sonny Liston
Aaron D. Alexander
as Sonny Liston
Hunter Burke
as Jess Rand
Randall Newsome
as Myron Cohen
Christopher Gorham
as Johnny Carson
Alan Wells
as Ed McMahon
Jeremy Pope
as Jackie Wilson
Dustin Lewis
as Miami Announcer
John Curran (IV)
as Wembley Announcer #1
Mark Allan Stewart
as Wembley Announcer #2
Jeremy
as Lamont 3X
Pierce Lackey
as Reporter 1
Dave Pileggi
as Reporter 2
Kimberly B Brown
as Geraldine Liston(as Kimberly Brown)
Nola Epps
as Attallah Shabazz(as Nola Aoki Epps)
Kipori Woods
as Cliff White
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All Critics (335) | Top Critics (79)

Usually, with these kind of films, people get caught up in the historical accuracy...here, they move and shift events around, but really, it embraces the spirit of the time and the characters. Can't speak highly enough for it.

March 1, 2021 | Rating: A | Full Review…

All the acting here is remarkable.

January 29, 2021 | Full Review…

One of the captivating elements of this 110-minute movie is its one-night setting. We see the men as they were then and only then.

January 22, 2021 | Full Review…

One Night in Miami... allows us to see these men beyond how history has written them - as figures of pure action and ideology - and as something more relatably human.

January 22, 2021 | Rating: 4/5

The final moments of One Night in Miami... will haunt you, and they'll remind you: There's still work to do.

January 22, 2021 | Full Review…
Top Critic

At this moment in time, King's directorial debut arrives like a thunderclap.

January 22, 2021 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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