The Boys in the Boat
“A handsome, stirring, yet untaxing dose of underdog-sports uplift.” – Washington Post
“A film that often feels like one has walked into an oil painting: well-crafted, lovely to look at, and rather old-fashioned.” – Associated Press
“When people say ‘they don’t make movies like that anymore,’ this is the kind of movie they’re talking about.” – RogerEbert.com
The Boys in the Boat is a sports drama based on the #1 New York Times bestselling non-fiction novel written by Daniel James Brown. The film, directed by George Clooney, is about the 1936 University of Washington rowing team that competed for gold at the Summer Olympics in Berlin. This inspirational true story follows a group of underdogs at the height of the Great Depression as they are thrust into the spotlight and take on elite rivals from around the world.