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About the Movie
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is the first documentary feature to explore the tragic and bizarre life of arguably the world's greatest chess player: Bobby Fischer. The drama of Fischer's career was undeniable, from his conflicted childhood, to his rock star status as World Champion and Cold War icon, to his life as a fugitive on the run.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 45
- Fresh: 39
- Rotten: 6
- Average Rating: 7.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Tactfully but strongly posits a connection between the genius he brought to an infinitely complex game and the madness that defined his relationship to just about everything else.
Fresh: Assembly is brisk and high-grade, allowing for the variable quality of archival materials.
Fresh: A once-in-a-lifetime character makes for a fascinating documentary subject in producer-director Liz Garbus' "Bobby Fischer Against the World."
Fresh: Another quality picture for HBO Documentaries.