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Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson is a 1993 film made by acclaimed American documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple. Though Tyson was in jail serving a sentence for rape, Kopple used existing interviews with the boxer, as well as her own extensive interviews with those closest to Tyson, to explore the man's history. The film traces Tyson's story from his troubled and tumultuous upbringing, through his rapid ascendancy in the ranks of the boxing world and his subsequent struggle with the trappings of fame. Fallen Champ earned Barbara Kopple a Directors Guild of America award as Best Documentary Director of 1993.

  1. Barbara Kopple

    Director

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  1. Mike Tyson

    Mike Tyson

    Self (archive footage)

  2. Cus D'Amato

    Cus D'Amato

    Self (archive footage)

  3. Don King

    Don King

    Self (archive footage)

  4. Robin Givens

    Robin Givens

    Self (archive footage)

  5. Curtis Ratliff

    Self - Friend

  6. Tracy Trey Travis

    Self - Friend

  7. Louis Farrakhan

    Louis Farrakhan

    Self (archive footage)

  8. Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates

    Self

  9. Evander Holyfield

    Evander Holyfield

    Self (archive footage)

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Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson

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