Tyson (2008)

"The past is history and the future is a mystery."- Mike Tyson

These are the words spoken by the controversial boxer Mike Tyson in his intimate documentary, Tyson. This movie provides a personal look into the career and thoughts of Iron Mike Tyson. Made up mostly of one on one interview and footages from his careers, this documentary tells the story of some of the most controversial moments from his career and personal life. One of the most interesting aspects of this movie was learning about how Tyson escaped from his rough situation growing up as a shy and timid teenager to become one of the most dangerous boxers of all time.
Tyson seems truly genuine in the interviews and you can tell that this Tyson is not the same person he was when he was younger and ruled the sports world as the most dangerous man on the planet. There's a sort of a broken down quality about him that just made me feel for the guy. You can see what going from having everything you want at your fingertips to being jailed and bankrupted can do to humble any man. I highly recommend Tyson to any sports fans and anyone wanting to know a bit more about Iron Mike.

Rotten tomatoes-critics- 85% community-78%
Yong's rating- 7.5/10 (worth a look)

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