The Jackie Robinson Story
Jackie Robinson plays himself in this baseball biopic that chronicles Robinson's story from his college days as a UCLA sports star to a stint in the army to ultimately helping the Dodgers win the championship in 1947, paving the way for integration.
Recommended for ages 7 and older
(Legend Films, 1950)
Handpicked by the Common Sense Media movie editors, these great flicks cover the bases for kids 10 and under. From historical documentaries about baseball icons to timeless comedies like The Sandlot and A League of Their Own, if you’ve got a young baseball fan in the house, one of these terrific movies is sure to be a home run. Pop some popcorn, round up the kids, and starting planning the perfect summer family movie night.
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