In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.
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Kingsley Ben-Adir (Malcolm X), Eli Goree (Cassius Clay), Aldis Hodge (Jim Brown), Leslie Odom Jr. (Sam Cooke), Lance Reddick (Brother Kareem), Christian Magby (Jamaal), Joaquina Kalukango (Betty X) more..., Nicolette Robinson (Barbara Cooke), Michael Imperioli (Angelo Dundee), Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (Bundini Brown), Derek Roberts (Jerome X), Beau Bridges (Mr. Carlton), Emily Bridges (Emily Carlton), Hunter Burke (Jess Rand), Randall Newsome (Myron Cohen), Matt Fowler (Ronnie), Christopher Gorham (Johnny Carson), Jeremy Pope (Jackie Wilson), Dustin Lewis (Miami Announcer), Mark Allan Stewart (Wembley Announcer #2), Jeremy Anderson (Lamont 3X), Pierce Lackey (Reporter 1), Dave Pileggi (Reporter 2), Ashley LeConte Campbell (Karen), Aaron D. Alexander (Sonny Liston), Jason Ament (Miami Referee)
Tariq Anwar (Editor), Terence Blanchard (Original Music Composer), Regina King (Executive Producer), Barry Robison (Production Design), Kimberly Hardin (Casting), Keith Calder (Producer), Andy Hay (Sound) more..., Tami Reiker (Director of Photography), Paul O. Davis (Executive Producer), Chris Harding (Co-Producer), Paul Ledford (Sound), Jess Calder (Producer), Jody Klein (Producer), Kemp Powers (Screenplay), Kemp Powers (Executive Producer),
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Malcom X is calling his wife from a phone booth outside his motel room. Sam, who went out for a cigarette sees that Malcom is a bit nervous about the men who are watching him in front of the motel.
Cassius Clay visits Malcom X in his motel before his important boxing match. Kareem X and Jamaal are guarding the door.
Cassius Clay is training in the swimming pool. Hist training thinks he does not take the upcoming fight serious enough. Clay leaves because he is going to see Malcolm X.