In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court ...
Steve Carell....Bobby Riggs
Andrea Riseborough....Marilyn Barnett
Natalie Morales....Rosie Casals
Sarah Silverman....Gladys Heldman
Bill Pullman....Jack Kramer
Alan Cumming....Cuthbert 'Ted' Tinling
Elisabeth Shue....Priscilla Riggs
Eric Christian Olsen....Lornie Kuhle
Fred Armisen....Rheo Blair
Martha MacIsaac....Jane 'Peaches' Bartkowicz
Lauren Kline....Nancy Richey
Mickey Sumner....Valerie Ziegenfuss
Fidan Manashirova....Judy Tegart Dalton
Jessica McNamee....Margaret Court
Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.