Featuring a tour-de-force performance from Shia LaBeouf as tennis great John McEnroe, the kinetic sports thriller BORG VS. MCENROE is based on the dramatic true events behind one of the sport’s most famous rivalries. At the historic 1980 Wimbledon Championships, rising American star McEnroe sets his sights on dethroning reigning champion Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason, “Wallander”), sparking an unprecedented media frenzy in the tennis world.
It's the summer of 1980 and Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) is the top tennis player in the world, dominating the sport both on and off the court. A powerful and rigorously disciplined player, there is only one obstacle in his pursuit of a record-breaking fifth Wimbledon championship: the highly talented but ferociously abrasive young American, John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf).
“The final match is an absolute nail-biter, reminding tennis fans how electric this sport can be.” - Time Out
“With LaBeouf giving the performance of his career and a well-told story that hits all the right beats, Borg vs McEnroe may just well go down as a great tennis film.” - Cine Vue
Runtime: 101 minutes
Director: Janus Metz
Country: Sweden | Denmark | Finland
Language: Swedish, French w/ English subtitles; English
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$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online.
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