The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature commemorates Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court. With Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, and Sam Waterston.
“On the Basis of Sex does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it” — A.O. Scott, New York Times
“There’s a propelling motion that makes the film a swift, slick watch led by a figure rare in a genre still dominated by men.” — Benjamin Lee, Guardian
“Call it The Notorious RBG: The Early Years as a terrific Felicity Jones finds the fire and fury in the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she takes on her lifelong battle against gender discrimination.” — Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston