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On the Basis of Sex (2018)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felicity Jones ... Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Armie Hammer ... Martin Ginsburg
Justin Theroux ... Mel Wulf
Sam Waterston ... Erwin Griswold
Kathy Bates ... Dorothy Kenyon
Cailee Spaeny ... Jane Ginsburg
Jack Reynor ... Jim Bozarth
Stephen Root ... Professor Brown
Chris Mulkey ... Charles Moritz
Gary Werntz Gary Werntz ... Judge Doyle
Francis X. McCarthy ... Judge Daugherty (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Ben Carlson Ben Carlson ... Judge Holloway
Ronald Guttman ... Gerald Gunther
Wendy Crewson ... Harriet Griswold
John Ralston ... Tom Miller
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Storyline

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and what she had to overcome in order to become a female U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

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It was a man's world. So she changed it See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Na Temelju Seksa See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$686,355, 30 December 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,911,747, 17 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,579,706, 17 January 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

[from trailer, in courtroom]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Nor does the word 'freedom,' Your Honor.
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Such a fabulous movie about an amazing woman
13 January 2019 | by prdm-55436See all my reviews

The people that are saying the movie was boring probably aren't interested in court cases as that was a big part of the movie. After all RGB is an attorney! The movie is about how she was one of the first that fought for gender equality & won. The entire theater was applauding. If you are a fan, than you definitely should go see it.... but bring some tissue - the very end of the movie will give you the feels.


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