Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, Sports Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 22, 2017 (USA)  |   Run Time - 121 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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This sports docudrama recreates the legendary 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). When the 55-year-old Riggs brags that he can beat any woman in the world on the tennis court, 29-year-old King, then the reigning champion, accepts his challenge. Their highly publicized match soon takes on a larger meaning as a milestone in the fight for gender equality. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Elisabeth Shue, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Alan Cumming, and Bill Pullman co-star.

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battle-of-the-sexes, competition, tennis, winner