'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
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Bobby Fischer was actually a very poor school student in high school and dropped out at fifteen. See more »
Near the start, when young Bobby is looking out the window of the Fischer family's front door, the date on the screen reads 15 Nov. 1951. Bobby goes to see his mother and tells her there's a red 1952 Chevy outside. In the American car market, model years typically begin in the last quarter of the previous year, so Bobby could have seen a '52 Chevy in late '51. See more »
One of the surprise movies of the year that deserves a bigger audience than it will get. I really enjoyed this & recommend it
"Bobby won't crack, he will explode." Ever since he was a young boy Bobby Fischer (Maguire) has been obsessed with chess. His dream of becoming the youngest world champion ever has been crushed by the Russian's way of playing and he slowly starts to lose his mind. Wanting to prove to everyone, and himself that is is the best in the world he sets up a series of matches with Boris Spassky (Schreiber), the best player in the world. As the match draws closer Fischer begins to descend further into madness and it starts to affect his ability to play. I knew very little about the real story of Bobby Fischer before watching this so most of this was new to me. For a movie about chess I have to say the movie was actually pretty exciting to watch, and Maguire really surprised me with his acting. I'm not sure how historically accurate this is but watching it the tenseness was there and you really felt uncomfortable for and with Bobby. One of the surprise movies of the year that deserves a bigger audience than it will get. I really enjoyed this and recommend it. Overall, great acting and great drama. More movies like this should be made. I give it an A-.
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