The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs (Ron Silver) and young feminist Billie Jean King (Holly Hunter).
It's not just the size of your racquet. It's The Way You Swing it.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for language and thematic elements
Did You Know?
Rainn Wilson of The Office (2005) has a minor role in this movie. His The Office (2005) co-star, Steve Carell, played the leading role of Bobby Riggs in Battle of the Sexes (2017). See more
The customized "Astrobus" that Bobby Riggs was chauffeured in was a 1979 or 1980 Dodge Van, which was manufactured over six years after the King-Riggs tournament in the Houston Astrodome. See more
[on a petition for equal pay
Hey, Margaret. You gonna help us out here?
Oh, uh I just really don't care about the money. Besides, Barry has enough for both of us.
Well, I care, and I don't have a friggin' Barry.
Remade as Battle of the Sexes