• Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 5, 2013
Metascore
65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Oct 7, 2013
    60
    Yes, it’s worth watching for the historical moment it represents--particularly since that moment continues to echo through to the present--but it’s less compelling than it might have been.
  2. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Oct 7, 2013
    50
    It’s not boring, thanks to strong performances by Christopher Plummer as the ailing Justice John Marshall Harlan and Frank Langella as conservative Justice Warren E. Burger. But still, the loose script, by Shawn Slovo, doesn’t drive home the size and intensity of the moment.
  3. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Oct 7, 2013
    50
    The actors make Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight seem better than it is, but the real Ali, with all his youth, vigor, bravado and passion, convinces us that he and his case deserved much better.
User Score
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No user score yet- Awaiting 1 more rating

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Oct 22, 2013
    8
    Fantastic acting by some great actors. This story kept me glued and did not come undone all the way thru. Even thou we knew the story, theFantastic acting by some great actors. This story kept me glued and did not come undone all the way thru. Even thou we knew the story, the outcome and the bones of it all, the actors all came thru with a great drama. Full Review »