The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs was a turning point in the politics of their game. “Battle of the Sexes” is a rousing re-creation of that moment, featuring winning performances from leads Emma Stone and Steve Carell and directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine).
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