Thrilla  in Manila Trailer

Thrilla in Manila Trailer (2008)

11 November 2008 Factual 90 mins

On October 1, 1975, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali was in the ring with his arch rival Joe Frazier for the third time. This fight in the Philippines, which has been nicknamed "Thrilla in Manila," is considered one of the most dramatic boxing matches in history - in the words of the voice-over, "They hated each other." With the help of archive material and eyewitness accounts (including Imelda Marcos), this documentary not only reconstructs the match, but shows us what was happening behind the scenes as well.

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Joe Frazier

as Himself

Muhammad Ali

as Himself (archive footage)

Imelda Marcos

as Herself

Buster Mathis

as Himself

Buster Mathis

as Himself (archive footage)

Larry Holmes

as Himself


John Dower


International Titles

Thriller in Manila Trailer

International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 11 November 2008

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