Brian Helgeland's historical sports drama/biopic 42 relates the historic 1947 baseball season in which Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) decides to sign the first black Major League player, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). Although Robinson faces ugly, vicious racism from other clubs, fans, and on occasion his own teammates, Rickey encourages him to not fight back. By following that advice, Robinson allows his remarkable athletic talent to speak for itself, and soon the first-year player becomes one the most popular players on the team, eventually securing the Rookie of the Year award. Christopher Meloni and Hamish Linklater co-star.~Perry Seibert
I was EXTREMELY UPSET that the format that was advertised and what was shipped were two different items. The advertised one in print and in image shows the bonus pack of blue ray dvd, dvd, and digital copy. What was mailed to me 2 times was the blue ray dvd only. Customer service was great in assisting me and the Manager at the Tukwila location was great in trying to get to the bottom of it. UNFORTUNATELY I was not able to get this movie in the format I wanted for my husband.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review
Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
Chadwick has always put everything into his characters. And this one is no different. This is a must see for everyone. However, there is some caution for minors. You will be overwhelmed with emotions. I would definitely recommend this as a family educational tool abd enlightenment. Characters worked Very well to portray what has taken place. Not for the faint at heart.
I can't believe I never saw this movie until this year. As most people my age, I knew at least a little of the story, but seeing it now brings it to life.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review
Owned for 6 months when reviewed.
Good movie. I like when they make movies about real life especially when it comes to black people. We can see the positive side. My favorite scenes are when Mr Ricky is defending Jackie from the Philadelphia owner and when the coach wakes everyone up during practice when they were in Panama. So sad that Chadwick Boseman past away he was a great actor.