• RBG (2018)


Release Date: May 4th, 2018

PG |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women.

Cast: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem, Nina Totenberg

Director: Betsy West , Julie Cohen

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Storyville Films, CNN Films

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    A documentary that, like its subject, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is eminently sober, well-mannered, highly intelligent, scrupulous and just a teeny-weeny bit reassuringly dull. show more

  • 90

    This is more than just the predictable story of who Ginsburg was and who she has become. It’s also a monument to the formal written legal legacy that transcends her own life story and changed a nation. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What makes the film valuable is its focus on Justice Ginsburg as a champion of women’s rights. show more

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Nominated Documentary
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Documentary (Feature)