From director Clint Eastwood, "Invictus" tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team, Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
859 Ratings
859 Ratings

76% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.6/10
  • Fresh 184
  • Rotten 57

Critics Consensus: Delivered with typically stately precision from director Clint Eastwood, Invictus may not be rousing enough for some viewers, but Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman inhabit their real-life characters with admirable conviction.

12+ COMMON SENSE

Inspiring tale about Mandela, rugby, and national pride.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2009 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Spyglass Entertainment Funding, LLC.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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