42 Movie

In a game divided by color, he made us see greatness.

42 movie poster

Who's Involved:

Robert Redford, Jon Jashni, Lucas Black, Christopher Meloni, Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Alan Tudyk, Thomas Tull, Brian Helgeland, Nicole Beharie, John C. McGinley, Hamish Linklater, Brett Cullen, Ryan Merriman, Karen Baldwin, T.R. Knight, Howard Baldwin, Dick Cook, Kirk Ellis, Karen Tenkhoff

Release Date:

Friday, April 12, 2013 Nationwide

thematic elements including language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The 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. 42 stars Harrison Ford as the innovative Dodger's general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show, and Chadwick Boseman as Robinson, the heroic African American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues.

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Who stars in 42: Cast List

... Jackie Robinson

Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War  

... Branch Rickey

Captain America: Brave New World, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny  

... Rachel Isum

Breaking, Miss Juneteenth  

... Harold Parrott

Adam the First  

... Ben Chapman

Wish, Ice Age: Continental Drift  

... Leo Durocher

If, Snatched  

... Red Barber

Alex Cross, Identity  

... Pee Wee Reese

Unsung Hero, Seven Days In Utopia  

... Clay Hopper

The Long Game, Joker  

... Dixie Walker

Model House, Out of Exile  

... Ralph Branca

Nickel Boys, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn  

Who's making 42: Crew List

A look at the 42 behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Brian Helgeland last directed Finestkind and Legend. The film's writer Kirk Ellis last wrote Escape and Flying Tigers.


Howard Baldwin
Karen Baldwin
Dick Cook
Jon Jashni
Robert Redford

Production: What we know about 42?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2013 - January: The film was set to Completed  status.

    MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

  2. 2012 - August: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2011 - April: The film was set to Development  status.

42 Release Date: When was the film released?

42 was a Nationwide release in 2013 on Friday, April 12, 2013. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Scary Movie 5, Into the White and Lotus Eaters.

42 DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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42 was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 .

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