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

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writer:

Brian Helgeland

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the movie, the punishment for not agreeing to play on the same team with Jackie Robinson was being "traded to Pittsburgh". Branch Rickey left the Dodgers in 1950, and become general Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1953. Bobby Bragan, who said he wanted to be traded but then asked ... ...


Quotes

Ben Chapman: Why don'tcha look in a mirror? This is a white man's game!


Goofs

In 1947 after signing Hank Greenberg, the left field fence in Forbes Field (PGH) was shortened to allow for more homers and was labelled "Greenberg Gardens". The bullpens were there also. When the film shows Jackie homering off Ostermueller, the old fence and layout are shown.

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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