PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
22 October 2017 | hunter-friesen
6 | Emma Stone and Steve Carell carry an uplifting, but overlong sports film
Battle of the Sexes is a an enjoyable retelling of the famous 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old Billie Jean King ...
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.
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.
The Fox Searchlight Pictures and TSG Entertainment logos are redone in period-appropriate styles.
$515,450 (North America) (24 September 2017)
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