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42

By DAVID WEINER

July 17, 2013

The compelling, true-life story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson comes to life in 42 with Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, the forward-thinking Brooklyn Dodgers owner who hired the African-American athlete with the full intention to break the Major League Baseball color line in 1947. In the face of overwhelming prejudice and bigotry, the ball player was required to exercise tremendous restraint and courage.

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