42 (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport


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The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.


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  • Nicole Beharie in 42 (2013)
  • T.R. Knight in 42 (2013)
  • Jayson Warner Smith in 42 (2013)
  • Chadwick Boseman in 42 (2013)
  • Max Gail in 42 (2013)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writer:

Brian Helgeland

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1997, baseball commissioner Bud Selig universally retired Jackie Robinson's number, 42. The handful of players still wearing the number were allowed to keep it. As of the film's release, only Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees continued to wear 42 on a daily basis. Rivera retired... ...


Quotes

Kirby Higbe: I got traded... to Pittsburgh!


Goofs

The radio broadcast booth in Ebbets Field is lettered with WMGM. However, the radio station at that time used the call letters WHN. The call letters of the station weren't changed until the following year.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Biography | Drama | Sport

Details

Release Date:

12 April 2013

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,487,144 (USA) (12 April 2013)

Gross:

$95,001,343 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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