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Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)

An uplifting sports drama about one of the greatest tennis matches in history

Drama, History

best
THE VERY BEST

8.0

movie

Denmark, Finland

English, French, German

Inspiring, True-story-based, Uplifting

2018

Janus Metz, Janus Metz Pedersen

Anders Berg, Bjorn Granath, Bob Boudreaux

108 min

Synopsis

The Swedish Björn Borg and the American John McEnroe, the best tennis players in the world, maintain a legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.

Our Take

8.0
The Staff

Shia Laboeuf and Stellan Skarsgård star in this true story about one of the greatest tennis matches in history: the 1980 Wimbledon final. The movie dissects what drives both competitors (one played by Laboeuf and the other by Sverrir Gudnason). Their personalities, considered opposites, are studied through their paths and how they got into tennis. All this leads to that one match, in this beautiful story of dealing with competition and fear of failure. Don’t stop watching when the credits roll, read what they say!

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