The Great White Hope

The Great White Hope (1970)

Genres - Biography, Drama, Romance, Sports  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Boxing Film  |   Release Date - Oct 16, 1970  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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The Great White Hope is a 1970 biographical romantic drama film written and adapted from the Howard Sackler play of the same name.

The film was directed by Martin Ritt, starring James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Chester Morris, Hal Holbrook, Beah Richards and Moses Gunn. Jones and Alexander, who also appeared in the same roles in the stage versions, both received Best Actor and Actress Academy Award nominations for their performances.

The film and play is based on the true story of Jack Johnson and his first wife, Etta Terry Duryea and the controversy over their marriage and Duryea's death by suicide in 1912.

Movie Info

Budget

$8,000,000

Tags

Boxing, Etta Terry Duryea

Attributes

Based On: based on plays, The Great White Hope
Filming Location: Arizona, California
Subject: boxing

Alternate Titles

A Grande Esperança Branca
BR
Bokusâ
JP
Boxer
JP
Crni izazov
YU
Det stora vita hoppet
SE
Det store hvide håb
DK
Die große, weiße Hoffnung
DE
Einde van de laatste ronde
NL
I megali lefki elpida
GR
Jefferson utolsó menete
HU
L'insurgé
CA, FR
La gran esperanza blanca
AR, ES
Marea speranţă albă
RO
Per salire più in basso
IT
The Great White Hope
AU, CA, IN, GB, US
Wielka nadzieja białych
PL
Ylpeä jättiläinen
FI
Zafer benimdir
TR
Большая белая надежда
, RU
Голямата бяла надежда
BG
ボクサー(1970)
JP