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The movie 42, inspired by the life of Jackie Robinson, was released in theaters nationwide. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson and takes a look at the first season when he broke baseball’s racial barrier. Moviegoers have shared their thoughts of the film on Twitter. Click continue to view reactions.

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Brian Helgeland’s sports biopic 42, tells the tale of the 1947 baseball season in which Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) decides to sign the first black major league baseball player ever, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). Despite the vicious racism Robinson faces from fans, other teams and at times his own teammates, he…

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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie Baseball has been America’s favorite pastime for generations. So has racism. In the 1940s those two forces collided in what can only be called a date with destiny when Jackie Robinson crossed the color barrier in Major League Baseball after being drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers,…

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    Jackie Robinson‘s story will be re-told to many of us and introduced to a new generation in the upcoming movie 42. Starring Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman as Robinson, get ready for a phenomenal history lesson that will inspire you to defy the odds.

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A portrait of Jackie Robinson’s life will be showcased in the new film, 42. Starring Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, the film takes a look at the trials and tribulations Robinson faced when he broke the racial barrier in Major League Baseball. In honor of Robinson’s legacy and the film, we have compiled a list…

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