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Battle of the Sexes

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Synopsis

The story of the seminal 1973 gender battle tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that scored the highest TV ratings since the Moon Landing.
The story of King and Riggs became a zeitgeist event when Billie Jean King, the 29-year old number two ranked female star rose to the challenge and beat the 55-year old retired former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs.

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Director
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Producer
Danny Boyle, Christian Colson
Screenwriter
Simon Beaufoy
Principal Cast
Emma Stone, Steve Carell

Genre

Production Company

US, UK coproduction

Fox Searchlight (US), Decibel Films (UK), Cloud Eight Films (UK)

Decibel Films
39 Long Acre
London
WC2E 9LG

Cloud Eight Films
39 Long Acre
London
WC2E 9LG
+44 (0)20 7845 6877