- Original title
- Running time
- 128 min.
- United States
John C. McGinley,
Warner Bros / Legendary Entertainment
Drama | Based On A True Story. Biography. Sports. Baseball. 1940s. Racism
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman), the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers, owned by Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). He faced racial discrimination from his fellow players and from the public in general, but sporting the number 42, he went on to play in six World Series. His involvement in Major League Baseball helped bring an end to racial segregation in the sport.
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Harrison Ford)
2013: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Performer (Boseman)
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