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  • Acclaimed Flop: Got solid reviews, but bombed in theaters. Notable for being one of only two bombs Will Smith has had in his career.
  • Box Office Bomb: Budget, $107 million. Gross, $87,713,825.
  • Dyeing for Your Art: Will Smith gained 35 pounds to portray the titular Ali.
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  • Missing Trailer Scene: The trailer contains a scene where Ali tells a young boy he'll hit his hand six times before the boy can count three. The boy quickly counts one-two-three, and Ali (without having moved a muscle) then says "Did I hurt ya?" to the boisterous laughter of onlookers. This scene is not present in the film.

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