42 (April 12)
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, John C. McGinley
Directed by: Brian Helgeland
The Dramatic Conflict: Baseball legend Jackie Robinson (Boseman) endures the taunts and abuse of racist players and fans while single-handedly integrating America’s pastime.
Cry or Cheer? You can’t not cheer Robinson’s singular achievement, but we wish Spike Lee (who spent years trying to make a Jackie Robinson biopic) had been behind the camera instead of Helegland.
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