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Jackie Robinson (played by Chadwick Boseman) was the first colored baseball player to sign with a white team. Named after his jersey number, 42 follows the true story of this history making athlete. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 12 Apr 2013
Video Release: 16 Jul 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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42 is rated PG-13: for thematic elements including language.

Director: Brian Helgeland
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Alan Tudyk, Lucas Black
Studio: 2013 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for 42.

Detailed Review

Director and screenwriter Brian Helgeland hits one out of the ballpark with his movie 42. The tale of legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson scores across the bases… 
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Why Is 42 Rated PG-13?

Violence: Black characters are bullied and discriminated against throughout the film. A man… 
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One character says it is easier to break a law and get away with… 
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Coach Don Haskins made history when he became the first to recruit African American… 
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