Battle of the Sexes (2017)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Drama


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The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.


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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Directors:

Jonathan Dayton , Valerie Faris

Writer:

Simon Beaufoy

Did You Know?

Trivia

Emma Stone was initially cast as Billie Jean King, but scheduling issues forced her to pass on the role. Brie Larson was ultimately tapped to replace Stone. After a few months, Larson dropped out. After Stone's schedule was cleared, she was able to take back the role.


Goofs

Recreated TV coverage of Bobby Riggs's big matches use the Arial typeface, a cheap knockoff of Helvetica (and similar typefaces) introduced in the 1990s.


Crazy Credits

The Fox Searchlight Pictures and TSG Entertainment logos are redone in period-appropriate styles.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Biography | Comedy | Drama | Sport

Details

Release Date:

29 September 2017

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$515,450 (North America) (24 September 2017)

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