Don King: Only in America
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Based onOnly in America: The Life and Crimes of Don King by Jack Newfield
Written byKario Salem
Directed byJohn Herzfeld
StarringVing Rhames
Theme music composerAnthony Marinelli
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerThomas Carter
ProducersDavid Blocker
David Gaines (associate producer)
Production locationLos Angeles
CinematographyBill Butler
EditorSteven Cohen
Running time112 minutes
Production companyHBO Pictures
Original networkHBO
Picture formatDolby
Audio formatColor
Original releaseNovember 15, 1997 (1997-11-15)

Don King: Only in America is a 1997 American television film directed by John Herzfeld and written by Kario Salem (based on the book Only in America: The Life and Crimes of Don King by Jack Newfield). The film stars actor Ving Rhames as Don King and tells the story of King becoming a famous fight promoter and boxing manager.[1]


Awards and nominations


  1. ^ JOYNER, WILL (15 November 1997). "TELEVISION REVIEW; 2 Views of Don King: His and the Legend". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Don King: Only In America Watch Trailer MPAA Rating R Flags Adult Situations Violence Category Feature Produced by HBO, Thomas Carter Co. Submit Corrections Don King: Only In America (1997): Awards". AllMovie. Retrieved 10 October 2015.