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Battle of the Sexes

Lists: Film Quest 2017, Drama, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs."

Overall Ranking: 561 (Rank from 2017: # 14)


Rating:
82.5
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
89.67

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Keith Noakes95(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest90(full review)Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 6
Sober Film Critic James Brown84 - Showcasing the ugly side of chauvinism and what a few courageous women did to challenge it for all the public to see, Dayton and Faris blend comedy, competition, and commotion to craft one engaging piece of cinema.
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Citizen Charlie61(full review)



People Involved

  • Emma Stone (Billie Jean King)
  • Steve Carell (Bobby Riggs)
  • Andrea Riseborough (Marilyn Barnett)
  • Sarah Silverman (Gladys Heldman)
  • Bill Pullman ()
  • Alan Cumming (Ted Tinling)
  • Elisabeth Shue ()
  • Austin Stowell (Larry King)
  • Jessica McNamee (Margaret Court)
  • Natalie Morales (Rosie Casals)
  • Fred Armisen ()
  • Martha MacIsaac (Jane Peaches Bartkowicz)
  • Mickey Sumner (Valerie Ziegenfuss)
  • Bridey Elliott (Julie Heldman)
  • Eric Christian Olsen (Lornie Kuhle)
  • Wallace Langham (Henry)
  • James Mackay (Barry Court)
  • Lewis Pullman (Larry Riggs)
  • Mark Harelik (Hank Greenberg)
  • Tim Ransom (Jerry Perenchio)
  • Frank Lui Geo (Bobby Zealot)
  • Chip Chinery (Roone Arledge)
  • Cooper J. Friedman (Bobby Riggs Jr.)
  • Enuka Okuma (Bonny)
  • Agnes Olech (Dana)
  • Bob Stephenson (Bobbys Publicist)
  • Danny Boyle (Director)