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Magnus (2016)

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Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess prodigy, becomes a grandmaster at age 13 and world champion in 2013.

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Benjamin Ree
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Magnus Carlsen Magnus Carlsen ... Himself
Garry Kasparov Garry Kasparov ... Himself
Viswanathan Anand Viswanathan Anand ... Himself
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Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess prodigy, becomes a grandmaster at age 13 and world champion in 2013.

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

18 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Magnus - Der Mozart des Schachs See more »

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Budget:

€1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,204, 18 November 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,921, 2 December 2016
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1.78 : 1
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Excellent Film!
7 March 2017 | by jennradtSee all my reviews

I dislike documentaries generally but decided to watch this because of the subject matter. It is a fantastic film! I will probably view it again soon. It was very emotional, in a very positive way. You see how much is at stake for these world class chess players. The footage of Magnus and his family from early childhood to chess champion was utterly unique. So much better than a movie.


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