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The Jackie Robinson Story

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Released May 16th, 1950, 'The Jackie Robinson Story' stars Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 16 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from respected critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "After a successful baseball career in college and as a coach in the military, Jackie Robinson (playing himself) attracts the attention of Major League Baseball's Branch Rickey (Minor Watson). Rickey wants Robinson to play in the minor leagues, believing he can become the first player to break the color barrier and play in the majors. The only catch: He is forbidden from defending himself against racial bigotry. Supported by his wife (Ruby Dee), Robinson is steadfast in his determination to win."

'The Jackie Robinson Story' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, SnagFilms, Epix, and YouTube .