42 (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport


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In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.


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Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writer:

Brian Helgeland

Did You Know?

Trivia

Pee Wee Reese's line that someday all Dodger players might be wearing the number 42 was actually said by Dodgers outfielder Gene Hermanski in 1951. Brian Helgeland liked the quote so much, he had Reese say it because he is a central character. Since 2004, every April 15th has been "Jackie Robinson Day" in... ...


Quotes

Branch Rickey: It's another opening day, Harold. All future, no past.
Harold Parrott: It's a blank page, sir.


Goofs

In Rickey's office, just before the call about Durocher, paper is in his message tray, and a post-it is attached to the clipping. Post-it notes were invented in 1977.

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) (14 April 2013)

Gross:

$95,001,343 (USA) (21 July 2013)

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