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One Night in Miami
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One Night in Miami (2020)

Drama
Rated R
110 min.
Release Date
December 25, 2020 (Limited)
Digital Date
January 15, 2021 (Amazon Exclusive)
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Running Time
110 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language throughout

Set on the night of February 25, 1964, the story follows a young Cassius Clay (before he became Muhammad Ali) as he emerges from the Miami Beach Convention Center the new World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Against all odds, he defeated Sonny Liston and shocked the sports world. While crowds of people swarm Miami Beach to celebrate the match, Clay - unable to stay on the island because of Jim Crow-era segregation laws - instead spends... Full synopsis »

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What I’ve learned over the last few years is that, though not without exception, I’m not a huge fan of movies adapted from plays. Specifically character-driven, dialogue-heavy plays. The translation to the big screen often feels unnecessary, and worse, a little flaccid. One Night in Miami squarely falls into this category. It’s fine but wholly unremarkable. Full movie review »
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