42 was an insightful look at what it means to be black

By tnaseely
Written July 25, 2016
The actors all did a superb job in this movie. It shows the deap hatred and prejudice that was prevailant amongst most white people in this country with seemingly deeper resentment in the south. It shows the courage that Jackie Robinson had to have to be the first "man of color" playing in Major League Baseball... but not just baseball he was the first black man to play in any major league sport. It's too bad he isn't spoken of more often because, he like many other unknown heroes of that day endured just as much hatred and biggotry as MLK Jr. or Rosa Parks. This movie was very well written and is suitable for anyone who wants to see but a small piece of what is was like to be a black person after slavery was abolished. A sad reminder that we did, and in some cases still do, have a long way to go. 42 has to be the best movie I have seen in ages. Congratulations to Brian Helgeland for an excellent documentary.
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By bjansen
Written May 04, 2016
Excellent film! I cried through the entire movie. Learning about what Jackie Robinson did not just for Baseball but for this country should be required history for every elementary school child in the United States. God Bless Jackie and Rachel, who by the way is 92 years young!
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This is as MUST see!

By latkinson000
Written August 25, 2016
A friend & I went to see this movie & was all in it! It was fantastic - can't wait to see it again & share with anybody I can. All people should see this to see just how really bad it was & for the few that feel this way still - surely even they can see just how stupid they sound & look! The story & acting is superb! GO - I promise you can't regret it.
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LOVE LOVE LOVE

By jazzoh1028
Written December 09, 2016
This movie is soooo great. this movie took us on a journey. not jst with the facts about jack robs life but an emotional journey. You were Happy when he was, seemingly defeated when he was and successful when he was! This movie was wonderful i wanna see it AGAINNN
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Written June 24, 2013
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