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Based on 40 Critics
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fan reviews ( 36 )
  • Given Helgeland's rep as a screenwriter (including an Oscar for 1997's L.A. Confidential), it rankles that 42 settles for the official story. The private Robinson, who died of a heart attack at 53 in 1972, stays private. We stay on the outside looking in. Let it be. show more

  • A superior sports movie, dealing honestly with a great American story. show more

  • It takes a particularly ham-fisted filmmaker to transform a fascinating and historically significant story into something as formulaic as 42. show more

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  • July 12, 2013 thehafts
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    spectacular movie. a must have

  • July 08, 2013 jacquejo
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  • July 04, 2013 mrgdwrench4111
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    This was a Great movie , 2 thumbs up . very good acting ! worth a viewing or remtal . Herison ford did an out standing job .

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