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Matt Foley

Greatest African American in history

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I could pick the greatest white American. Ronald Wilson Reagan, baby.

I gotta go with my homeboy, Cassius Clay. So sad that Parkinson's has taken away his ability to speak. He really is a great guy, and not just a great athlete. I don't think he had anything for Tyson, though. Ali in his prime and Tyson in his prime? TKO in three.

I assume you mean Ali would have crushed a hack like Tyson. He would have toyed with Mike, snapping his head back with a jab as he tried to come in.

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Can I nominate myself?

LOL. You are the hardest working man in film though Sam.

# Iron Man 2 (2010) (pre-production) (rumored) .... Nick Fury

... aka Iron Man II (International: English title: promotional title)

# Blown (2009) (pre-production) .... Julian Lezard

# Unthinkable (2009) (filming)

# Inglourious Basterds (2009) (filming) .... Narrator

# Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2009) (post-production) (voice) .... Fear

# The Spirit (2008) .... The Octopus

... aka Will Eisner's The Spirit (USA: poster title)

# Soul Men (2008) .... Louis Hinds

# Lakeview Terrace (2008) .... Abel Turner

# Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) (voice) .... Mace Windu

# Iron Man (2008) (uncredited) .... Nick Fury

... aka Ironman (International: English title: alternative spelling) (USA: poster title)

# Jumper (2008) .... Roland

# Cleaner (2007) .... Tom Cutler

# 1408 (2007) .... Gerald Olin

# Resurrecting the Champ (2007) .... Champ

# Home of the Brave (2006) .... Will Marsh

# Black Snake Moan (2006) .... Lazarus

# Snakes on a Plane (2006) .... Neville Flynn

... aka Serpents à bord (Canada: French title)

... aka SoaP (USA: promotional abbreviation)

# Freedomland (2006) .... Lorenzo Council

# The Man (2005) .... Derrick Vann

... aka Cool & Fool - Mein Partner mit der großen Schnauze (Germany: DVD title)

# Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) .... Mace Windu

... aka Revenge of the Sith (USA: short title)

... aka Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith (USA: DVD box title)

... aka Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (USA: promotional title)

# xXx: State of the Union (2005) .... Agent Augustus Gibbons

... aka xXx 2: The Next Level (Australia) (Hong Kong: English title) (International: English title) (Malaysia: English title) (UK)

... aka xXx²: The Next Level (Singapore: English title) (UK)

... aka Cold Circle & Intersection (Philippines: English title: review title)

... aka xXx: The Next Level (Philippines: English title)

# Coach Carter (2005) .... Coach Ken Carter

# The Incredibles (2004) (voice) .... Lucius Best / Frozone

# Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) .... Rufus

... aka Kill Bill (USA: closing credits title)

... aka Kill Bill 2 (USA: informal title)

... aka Vol. 2 (USA)

# Twisted (2004/I) .... John Mills

... aka Twisted - Der erste Verdacht (Germany)

# Country of My Skull (2004) .... Langston Whitfield

... aka In My Country (USA)

# S.W.A.T. (2003) .... Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson

# Basic (2003) .... West

# xXx (2002) .... Agent Augustus Gibbons

... aka Triple X (USA: informal English title)

# The House on Turk Street (2002) .... Jack Friar

... aka No Good Deed (USA: DVD title)

# Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) .... Mace Windu

... aka Attack of the Clones (USA: short title)

... aka Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (USA: IMAX version (promotional title))

... aka Star Wars II (USA: promotional abbreviation)

... aka Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones (USA: video box title)

... aka Star Wars: Episode II (Australia: TV title)

# Changing Lanes (2002) .... Doyle Gipson

# The Comeback (2002)

# The 51st State (2001) .... Elmo McElroy

... aka Formula 51 (USA)

... aka Formule 51 (Canada: French title)

# The Caveman's Valentine (2001) .... Romulus Ledbetter

... aka The Sign of the Killer (UK: video title)

# Unbreakable (2000) .... Elijah Price

# Shaft (2000) .... John Shaft

... aka Shaft - Noch Fragen? (Germany)

# Rules of Engagement (2000) .... Col. Terry L. Childers

... aka Règles d'engagement, Les (Canada: French title)

... aka Rules - Sekunden der Entscheidung (Germany)

... aka Rules of Engagement - Die Regeln des Krieges (Germany: TV title)

# Any Given Wednesday (2000) .... Willie Nutter

# Deep Blue Sea (1999) .... Russell Franklin

# Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) .... Mace Windu

... aka Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace (USA: video box title)

... aka The Phantom Menace (USA: short title)

# Violon rouge, Le (1998) .... Charles Morritz (Montréal)

... aka The Red Violin (Canada: English title) (USA)

... aka Violino rosso, Il (Italy)

# The Negotiator (1998) .... Lt. Danny Roman

... aka Verhandlungssache (Germany)

# Out of Sight (1998) (uncredited) .... Hejira Henry

# Sphere (1998) .... Dr. Harry Adams

# Jackie Brown (1997) .... Ordell Robbie

# Eve's Bayou (1997) .... Louis Batiste

# One Eight Seven (1997) .... Trevor Garfield

# The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) .... Mitch Henessey

# A Time to Kill (1996) .... Carl Lee Hailey

# Trees Lounge (1996) .... Wendell

# The Great White Hype (1996) .... Rev. Fred Sultan

# Sydney (1996) .... Jimmy

... aka Hard Eight (USA: new title)

# Fluke (1995) (voice) .... Rumbo

# Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) .... Zeus Carver

... aka Die Hard 3

# Kiss of Death (1995/I) .... Calvin Hart

# Losing Isaiah (1995) .... Kadar Lewis

# The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994) .... Col. Ron

# The New Age (1994) .... Dale Deveaux

# Pulp Fiction (1994) .... Jules Winnfield

# Hail Caesar (1994) .... Mailman

# Fresh (1994) .... Sam

# True Romance (1993) .... Big Don

... aka Breakaway (Philippines: English title)

# Jurassic Park (1993) .... Ray Arnold

... aka JP (USA: promotional abbreviation)

# Menace II Society (1993) .... Tat Lawson

# Amos & Andrew (1993) .... Andrew Sterling

# Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) .... Sgt. Wes Luger

... aka National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (USA: complete title)

# Fathers & Sons (1992) .... Marshall

# Patriot Games (1992) .... Lt. Cmdr. Robby Jackson

# White Sands (1992) (as Sam Jackson) .... Greg Meeker

# Juice (1992) .... Trip

... aka Angel Town 2 (Europe: English title: video catalogue title)

# Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1992) .... Mr. Simpson

# Strictly Business (1991) (as Sam Jackson) .... Monroe

# Johnny Suede (1991) .... B-Bop

# Jungle Fever (1991) .... Gator Purify

# The Return of Superfly (1990) (as Sam Jackson) .... Nate Cabot

# Goodfellas (1990) .... Stacks Edwards

... aka GoodFellas (USA: promotional title (video box title) (poster title))

# Mo' Better Blues (1990) .... Madlock

# Betsy's Wedding (1990) .... Taxi Dispatcher (Mickey)

# Def by Temptation (1990) .... Minister Garth

# A Shock to the System (1990) .... Ulysses (three-card monte game)

# The Exorcist III (1989) .... Blind Dream Man

... aka Exorcist 3 (Philippines: English title)

... aka William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III (USA: complete title)

# Sea of Love (1989) .... Black Guy

# Do the Right Thing (1989) (as Sam Jackson) .... Mister Señor Love Daddy

# Coming to America (1988) .... Hold-Up Man

... aka Prince in New York (Europe: English title: video title)

# School Daze (1988) .... Leeds

# Eddie Murphy Raw (1987) .... Eddie's uncle (sketch)

... aka Raw (USA: short title)

... aka Raw: The Concert Movie (USA: poster title)

# Magic Sticks (1987) (as Sam Jackson) .... Bum

# Ragtime (1981) .... Gang Member #2

... aka Love and Glory (Philippines: English title)

# Together for Days (1972) .... Stan

... aka Black Cream (USA)

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I'm a fan of Alex Haley's.

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Either this guy:

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or this brother:

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I assume you mean Ali would have crushed a hack like Tyson. He would have toyed with Mike, snapping his head back with a jab as he tried to come in.

No way in hell. Tyson in his prime was unstoppable. Ali was the greatest ring showman ever, but I wouldn't even put him in the top five of boxers all time. And I love the guy.

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