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On the Basis of Sex (2018)On the Basis of Sex (2018)

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

A superhero origin story

Drama, History

7.0

movie

Canada, China

English

Inspiring, Uplifting

2018

Female director, Mimi Leder

Amanda MacDonald, Angela Galuppo, Armie Hammer

120 min

Synopsis

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

Our Take

7.0
Staff

An uplifting and inspiring movie with Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer. Jones stars as Supreme Court Justice Associate Ruth Bader Ginsburg in this biopic centered around her hallmark case against sex-based discrimination. While it doesn’t feel like it truly conveys the power of Ginsburg’s story, her determination, or all the odds that were stacked against her, it serves as a mellowed-down preview of her remarkable story. Watch this if you’re in need of a good dose of inspiration.

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