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PG| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
After he beats his dad (Joe Mantegna) in a chess match, Josh Waitzkin (Max Pomeranc), a 7-year-old, gets noticed for his talent. He becomes interested in speed chess at the park and learns the game from a hustler named Vinnie (Laurence Fishburne). However, Josh's parents invest in the services of Bruce (Ben Kingsley), a famous coach who has very different practices. Between Bruce's methods and the stress of the competitions, Josh learns that even a chess prodigy cannot make all the right moves.

Cast: Joe Mantegna , Max Pomeranc , Joan Allen , Ben Kingsley , Laurence Fishburne , Michael Nirenberg , Robert Stephens , David Paymer

Director: Steven Zaillian

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Argentina Video Home, Paramount Pictures

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Release Date: September 2nd, 1997|1 hr. 50 min.

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