Borg Vs. McEnroe Reviews

July 19, 2019
A vibrant work that transmits all the energy that only a clash between Björn Borg and John McEnroe can generate. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 16, 2019
Metz's film leaves us with sympathy and curiosity about the sport and the characters that defined the sexiest decade in tennis history.
March 1, 2019
Janus Metz Pedersen's portrayal of the epic tennis rivalry between Borg and McEnroe is so engrossing that even a flawed film and the filmmaker's lost objectivity isn't a problem.
December 21, 2018
Maybe not game, set and match, but Borg vs. McEnroe definitely reaches a solid match point.
November 5, 2018
(Technically,) Borg vs. McEnroe dazzles with cinematic excellence. There's a pronounced linear quality to shot selection and framing that gives the film a very measured feel.
October 28, 2018
LaBeouf and Gudnason are electrifying in the best on-screen rivalry since Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl battled it out in Ron Howard's Rush.
October 18, 2018
Borg vs McEnroe casts an interesting light on the past of two extreme individuals but it doesn't show tennis to its best advantage.
August 31, 2018
McEnroe, Faraut asserts, was "a man who played on the edge of his senses." His film brings that home.
June 28, 2018
Twinned in their passion to outmatch the other, their sporting "love" seems a strange, awful, awesome game.
May 18, 2018
Sverrir Gudnason's and Shia LaBeouf's performances of are excellent... [Full review in Spanish]
May 18, 2018
The characterizations of [Sverrir] Gudnason and [Shia] LaBeouf are perfect. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 15, 2018
Highly enjoyable, even if you're not a huge tennis fan.
May 14, 2018
With so much to cover even before we get to the marathon final, Metz's drama is a five-setter of a movie that would have been brisker as a footage-led documentary.
May 14, 2018
While a lot of effort has gone into making the tennis scenes look authentic... it's really the psychology of the men that occupies Metz's mind in what is the grand slam of sports movies.
May 9, 2018
Metz's film is less about the glory of sport than it is about the damage that sport can do to an athlete's soul.
May 7, 2018
Intense and credible story of a legendary tennis match. [Full review in Spanish]
May 3, 2018
It may be more pop psychology than gripping drama, sports or otherwise, but the acting is superb and the period recreation, from the color palette to the short-shorts to McEnroe unwinding with his buddies in a disco, is irresistibly spot-on.
April 28, 2018
An erratic yet watchable biopic...
April 20, 2018
It makes for an unconventional sports movie, but a satisfying one.
April 20, 2018
While it's mostly content to scratch the surface, this period piece effectively shows how two Hall of Fame players changed the game both on and off the court.