PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
The film broke the record for highest box office opening weekend by a baseball movie. The previous record holder was The Benchwarmers (2006).
We had a victory of fascism in Germany. It's time, time we had a victory over racism at home.
When Rachel stands when Jackie gets spiked on first base, a man in a fedora is sitting next to her. Later, when the camera zooms in towards Rachel holding the baby during the National Anthem, the same man has his hat off.
$27,487,144 (USA) (14 April 2013)
$95,001,343 (USA) (21 July 2013)