42 (2013)

  • CERT 12
  • 2013
  • 2 HRS 8 MINS
  • 29 RATINGS
42 (2013)

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In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team, breaking Major League Baseball’s infamous colour line. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and restraint by not reacting in kind, knowing that any incident could destroy his and Rickey’s hopes. Instead, Number 42 let his talent on the field do the talking – ultimately winning over fan and his teammates, silencing his critics, and paving the way for others to follow.

CAST AND CREW

Alan Tudyk Brian Helgeland Chadwick Boseman Christopher Meloni Harrison Ford James Pickens Jr. John C. McGinley Lucas Black Ryan Merriman

GENRE

Drama, Sport

CERTIFICATE

Contains racist language

RUN TIME

2 hours 8 minutes

RELEASED

2013

42 (2013)
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