Synopsis

When Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) becomes the number-one women's tennis player in the world, she questions why male tennis players are making more than 10 times what she earns. She doesn't get a reasonable answer, so along with other top female tennis players, she and her manager (Sarah Silverman) refuse to participate in any of the tournaments that have been organized that don't offer equal pay, and form their own tour.

Meanwhile, former tennis champ Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) is living a great post-tennis life with his wealthy wife (Elisabeth Shue), but he misses the thrills of the sport. Calling himself a male chauvinist, he challenges Billie Jean to a match that has a $35,000 purse attached to it. Billie Jean turns it down, believing it to be nothing more than a ridiculous stunt. However, Riggs doesn't give up, going to great lengths to get Billie Jean to play him in a "Battle of the Sexes." 


Director:
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Studio:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s):
Danny Boyle
Cast:
Writer(s):
Simon Beaufoy
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Movie Times

Princess Theatre, Edmonton

10337-82 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 1Z9
(780) 433-0728

Regular Showtimes

Fri, Oct 20:
  • 6:45pm
Sat, Oct 21:
  • 1:00pm
  • 6:45pm
Sun, Oct 22:
  • 1:00pm
  • 6:15pm
Mon, Oct 23:
  • 6:45pm
Tue, Oct 24:
  • 6:45pm
Wed, Oct 25:
  • 6:45pm
Thu, Oct 26:
  • 6:45pm