Borg vs McEnroe

Borg vs McEnroe
  • 2017
  • Sweden/Denmark/Finland
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Janus Metz
  • Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, David Bamber

Spot-on performances from Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason power this story of a classic sporting rivalry. Flashbacks to pushy parents in the case of McEnroe, and unsupportive ones with Borg are relied on a bit too heavily, as are the usual sports movie clichés, but the match itself is suspenseful and exhilarating to watch, even though we know the outcome.

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Borg vs McEnroe

18 Sep 20173 stars

Spot-on performances from Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason power this story of a classic sporting rivalry

Shia LaBeouf is perfectly cast as the bad boy of tennis John McEnroe in Danish director Janus Metz's reconstruction of the electrifying 1980 Wimbledon final – McEnroe's first – which saw the hot-tempered American face number one seed Björn Borg (Sverrir…

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