Phantom Punch

Before Tyson, there was Liston.

Phantom Punch (2009)


From his discovery by a priest while serving time at the Missouri State Penitentiary to the infamous 'Phantom Punch' by Cassius Clay which effectively ended his career, the movie spans the years from 1950 to Liston's mysterious and untimely death in 1971.

Director: Robert Townsend

Release Date: 2009-01-01
Status: Released
Run time: 105 min / 1:45
Production Companies : Access Motion Pictures, Byron A. Martin Productions, MP Productions
Production Countries: Canada, United States of America



Ving Rhames
Sonny Liston
Stacey Dash
Geraldine Liston
Nicholas Turturro
Ceasar Novak
Bridgette Wilson
David Proval
Rick Roberts
Father Alios
Alan van Sprang
Nico Orso
Egidio Tari
Bobby Zazo
Andrew Hinkson
Muhammad Ali


Directing Robert Townsend Director
Writing Ryan Combs Writer
Writing Rob Steen Writer
Production Marek Posival Producer
Production Ving Rhames Producer
Production Hassain Zaidi Producer
Sound Stephen James Taylor Music
Camera John Dyer Director of Photography
Editing Michael Doherty Editor
Production Stephanie Gorin Casting
Production Juli-Ann Kay Casting
Art Bob Sher Production Design
Art Svjetlana Jaklenec Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Joanna Syrokomla Costume Design

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