42 (2013)

The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

MPAA Rating:
PG-13 for thematic elements including language
128 Minutes
Biography, Drama, Sport
Brian Helgeland
Brian Helgeland (screenplay)

Northwest Military's Review

Richard Roeper on April 10th, 2013

Here's a long overdue, serious big-screen biopic about one of the most important American pioneers of the 20th century. But this is more a ground-rule double than a grand slam. From the soundtrack to the speechifying to the subject material to the script's somber tone, 42 has the uniform of an Oscar contender, but it falls short of Hall of Fame status. Jackie Robinson was great; 42 is good. With Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford.  - Three stars

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