• In Search of Greatness (2018)

In Search of Greatness

Release Date: November 2nd, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Top athletes, including Michael Jordan, Pelé, Jerry Rice and Wayne Gretzky, explore the importance of nature versus nurture in determining athletic ability.

Cast: Wayne Gretzky, Jerry Rice, Pelé, Serena Williams, Venus Williams

Director: Gabe Polsky

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Chronicle

    Obviously, sports fans will get the most out of In Search of Greatness. But there are self-help tropes for everyone. show more

  • 88
    Brad WheelerThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A great doc from Polsky; one more assist from Gretzky. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Though some of its insights might sound like common sense from the outside, the doc sees many places where they go against the grain; it's likely to provoke some "aha" moments even for viewers who couldn't care less about Super Bowls and World Cups. show more

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