Lists: Drama, Biopic, Baseball movies, Sports underdog

Brief Synopsis: ""42" is the powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodger's general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show."

Overall Ranking: 1176 (Rank from 2013: # 59)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 35%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Richard Kirkham97(full review)
Words of WisTIM96(full review)
Bryan Lienesch91 - Out of nowhere this old-timey baseball flick lays down a wallop of a punch as it slides Jackie Robinson-style into the conversation of the better baseball movies EVER.
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews90(full review)
Paul Perkins88
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85
CineKatz Vivek84(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Mikey from The Reviewer.Net80(full review)
Jackson Shrout75(full review)
Keith And The Movies70(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown70(full review)
James Patrick70
Angry Vader61(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin61(full review)
Movie Waffler Joshua LF Mitchell60(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology50(full review)

People Involved

  • Chadwick Boseman (Jackie Robinson)
  • Harrison Ford (Branch Rickey)
  • Christopher Meloni (Leo Durocher)
  • Jon Bernthal (Ralph Branca)
  • John C. McGinley (Red Barber)
  • T.R. Knight (Harold Parrott)
  • Ryan Merriman (Dixie Walker)
  • Jud Tylor (Laraine Day)
  • Brett Cullen ()
  • Brad Beyer (Kirby Higbe)
  • Nicole Beharie (Rachel Isum)
  • Brian Helgeland (Director)
  • Brian Helgeland (Director)
  • Jason Clark (Director)