Tyson (2008)

The man. The legend. The truth.

  • Genre: Documentary, Drama
  • Release Date: 2008-05-16
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 113 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Wild Bunch
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: James Toback
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Director James Toback takes an unflinching, uncompromising look at the life of Mike Tyson--almost solely from the perspective of the man himself. TYSON alternates between the controversial boxer addressing the camera and shots of the champion's fights to create an arresting picture of the man.

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  • Mike Tyson

    as Self
  • Cus D'Amato

    as Self - Trainer/Manager
  • Don King

    as Self - Promotor
  • Robin Givens

    as Self - Ex-Wife
  • Mills Lane

    as Self
  • Evander Holyfield

    as Self
  • Lennox Lewis

    as Self
  • Trevor Berbick

    as Self (archive footage)
  • James Douglas

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Frank Bruno

    as Self
  • Angelo Dundee

    as Self
  • Muhammad Ali

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Sonny Liston

    as Self (archive footage)
Editing Aaron Yanes Editor
Directing James Toback Director
Camera Larry McConkey Director of Photography
Writing James Toback Writer
Production Damon Bingham Producer
Production James Toback Producer
Production Mike Tyson Executive Producer
Production Bob Yari Executive Producer
Production Carmelo Anthony Executive Producer