Must Watch: Trailer for James Toback's Tyson Documentary

March 13, 2009
Source: Apple

Tyson Documentary Trailer

You've heard the about this for a while, now finally see the trailer. Sony Pictures Classics has debuted the trailer for James Toback's Tyson, the documentary about boxing champ Mike Tyson. I caught this at Sundance and although I didn't love it (I gave it only 5 out of 10), it has some redeeming values, specifically the archival footage of all the fights and just hearing Tyson speak for himself. Other highlights, which are mentioned in this trailer, include his love for his trainer Cus D'Amato and his hatred for the one and only Don King. Even though its been getting mixed reviews, give this doc a fighting chance, you might like it.

Watch the trailer for James Toback's Tyson:

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You can also watch the Tyson trailer in High Definition on Apple

"In the course of the film, Tyson moves from someone you might think you'd want to steer well clear of to a man you might actually want to meet and speak with, which is a significant accomplishment."

Tyson is both written and directed by Oscar nominated filmmaker James Toback, who wrote Bugsy and directed films like Love and Money, The Big Bang, Black and White, and Harvard Man. The documentary first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year and also played at the Sundance Film Festival early this year. Sony Pictures Classics will be bringing Tyson to very limited theaters starting on April 24th.

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments


Was that Tyson rapping in the end?

David on Mar 13, 2009


That was Nas rapping at the end.

breeze503 on Mar 13, 2009


Looks like a good doc movie.

Fisherr on Mar 13, 2009


This actually looks like a good documentary im mostr likely going to see it

Tom W on Mar 13, 2009


def worth a watch. the mans had his share of problems, we all know. this might shine some light.

Lego on Mar 14, 2009


Tyson isnt the most appealing subject for me, but sounds like an emotional documentary movie :/ Might watch it someday..

max on Mar 14, 2009


Looks like this one would definitely be worth my time.

B-Han on Mar 14, 2009


The greatest boxer ever....Before jail...

REAL6 on Mar 14, 2009


Not bad! I'm waiting for the documentary for Julio Cesar Chavez though!! Viva Mexico!! 🙂

Spider on Mar 15, 2009



rick on Mar 16, 2009


Wow!!!!.....(did u spot my sarcasm there), id never thought id see the day when people would want to watch a movie about a dude who says: "The best puch i ever threw is when i socked my girl" who we know as robin givens.

artistofblack on Mar 23, 2009


Tyson spent half of his life knocking people out. than he spent the other half knocking himself down from the face of lack of better word....grace. The most dynamic fighter and the most explosive celebrity...who knew he was imploding just as much as he extroverted his emotions. How can you not want to watch this.

hyon on May 17, 2009


where can i get a hold of this fim

jhonny on Jul 5, 2009

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