• Venus and Serena (2013)

Venus and Serena

Release Date: May 10th, 2013

DVD Release Date: July 2nd, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Filmmakers Maiken Baird and Michelle Major follow sisters and tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams on and off the courts as both battle health problems and media controversy.

Director: Maiken Baird , Michelle Major

Genres: Documentary , Biography

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    The fact that Serena, ranked number one again this year — the oldest woman (31) ever so ranked — means that their story isn’t over, and that if a skeptic wants to finally appreciate their historic impact on the game, he or she still has time to come around. show more

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    The directors complied and made some trims, which helps explain why the film works better as a thrilling but superficial celebration of two incredible athletes instead of a personal portrait of two world-famous women who continue to make sports history. show more

  • 70
    Ella TaylorNPR

    Me, I wanted to know what these two remarkable young women will obsess about once the whole world has stopped watching, whether they will always be together — and what it would really feel like to be one of their much less famous siblings. We'll probably never know, except in someone else's future fiction feature. show more

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