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In the wake of the sex­ual rev­o­lu­tion and the rise of the women’s move­ment, the 1973 ten­nis match be­tween women’s World #1 Bil­lie Jean King and ex men’s champ and se­rial hus­tler Bobby Riggs was billed as “The Bat­tle of the Sexes”. It be­came one of the most watched tele­vised sports events of all time, reach­ing 90 mil­lion view­ers around the world. To­gether, they served up a cul­tural spec­ta­cle that res­onated far be­yond the ten­nis court, spark­ing dis­cus­sions in be­d­rooms and board­rooms that con­tinue to re­ver­ber­ate to­day.

Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell & Elis­a­beth Shue Di­rec­tors: Jonathan Day­ton & Va­lerie Faris

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