'42'

<b>The players:</b> Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson and Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, the Dodgers general manager who signed the baseball player to the team. Rickey's great-granddaughter, Kelley Jakle, also has a small role in the film.
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<b>How it changed the game:</b> Robinson, who wore number 42, is universally revered for breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947.

( Warner Bros. / April 5, 2013 )

The players: Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson and Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, the Dodgers general manager who signed the baseball player to the team. Rickey's great-granddaughter, Kelley Jakle, also has a small role in the film.

How it changed the game: Robinson, who wore number 42, is universally revered for breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947.

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