The True Story Of An American Legend

42 (2013)

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The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show.

Director: Brian Helgeland
Writer: Brian Helgeland

Release Date: 2013-04-12
Status: Released
Run time: 128 min / 2:8
Budget: $40,000,000
Revenue: $95,020,213
Production Company : Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America
Release Date: 2013-04-12
Status: Released
Run time: 128 min / 2:8
Budget: $40,000,000
Revenue: $95,020,213

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Chadwick Boseman
as Jackie Robinson
T.R. Knight
as Harold Parrott
Harrison Ford
as Branch Rickey
Nicole Beharie
as Rachel Isum
Christopher Meloni
as Leo Durocher
John C. McGinley
as Red Barber
Ryan Merriman
as Dixie Walker
Jud Tylor
as Laraine Day
Brett Cullen
as Clay Hopper
Brad Beyer
as Kirby Higbe
Lucas Black
as Pee Wee Reese
André Holland
as Wendell Smith
Alan Tudyk
as Ben Chapman
Hamish Linklater
as Ralph Branca
James Pickens Jr.
as Mr. Brock
Gino Anthony Pesi
as Joe Garagiola
Kelley Jakle
as Alice
Jennifer Cocker
as Baseball Fan
Toby Huss
as Clyde Sukeforth
Max Gail
as Burt Shotton
Peter MacKenzie
as Happy Chandler
Henry G. Sanders
as Max
Jeremy Ray Taylor
as Boy


Directing Brian Helgeland Director
Writing Brian Helgeland Screenplay
Production Jason Clark Executive Producer
Production Dick Cook Executive Producer
Production Jon Jashni Executive Producer
Production Thomas Tull Producer
Editing Peter McNulty Editor
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Crew Jake Rice Post Production Supervisor
Camera Don Burgess Director of Photography
Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
Art Richard Hoover Production Design
Editing Kevin Stitt Editor
Costume & Make-Up Caroline Harris Costume Design
Art Cindy Carr Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Kelvin R. Trahan Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Brad Wilder Makeup Department Head
Camera D. Stevens Still Photographer
Directing Dawn Gilliam Script Supervisor
Art Kelly Richardson Art Department Coordinator
Sound John Finklea Music Editor
Sound Thomas Milano Music Editor
Sound Margaret Yen Music Supervisor
Sound Peter Afterman Music Supervisor
Sound Jeff Wexler Sound mixer
Sound Jeffrey J. Haboush Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Chris Carpenter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Jon Johnson Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Yann Delpuech Sound Designer
Sound Yann Delpuech Sound Effects Editor
Sound Shaughnessy Hare Sound Effects Editor
Crew Bob Shelley Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Allan Graf Stunt Coordinator
Camera Matthew Moriarty Camera Operator
Camera Matthew Moriarty Steadicam Operator
Production Bonnie Grisan Casting Associate
Production Jillian Share Co-Producer
Production Darryl Pryor Co-Producer
Production Eric Heffron Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Bill Corso Makeup Artist
Editing Kris Cole Assistant Editor
Sound Darren King Supervising Dialogue Editor
Sound Kim Drummond Dialogue Editor
Art Aaron Haye Supervising Art Director
Art John Paul 'J.P.' Jones Property Master
Art Sharon Davis Assistant Art Director
Art Dennis Bradford Art Direction

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