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Year: 2017

Original Title: Borg vs McEnroe

Country: Sweden

Length: 107 minutes

Genre: Drama, Sports, Biography

Studios: SF Studios, Nordisk Film

Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye

Suitable only for 15 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: September 22 2017

United States:


Ranking: 1,224 out of 14,130 movies (up 205)


6.0 by 2 users

5.5 by 4 media


Directed by Janus Metz Pedersen, 'Borg' is a film that portrays the story of one of the greatest icons in the world of sport and more specifically of tennis, the Swedish tennis player Björn Borg. The plot will revolve around this sportsman and his toughest rival, the American tennis player John McEnroe. Set in 1980 we will see how these two tennis titans will face each other in their legendary duel in Wimbledon. A story that tells how two men who were passionate about their profession and the price they had to pay to become legends. Also the film will represent how this famous match changed the way we see tennis. The film stars Sverrir Gudnason to play the amazing Borg and with Shia Labeouf to portray the defiant McEnroe.


Cast Borg vs McEnroe

Sverrir Gudnason

Björn Borg

Shia LaBeouf

John McEnroe

Stellan Skarsgård

Lennart Bergelin

Tuva Novotny

Mariana Simionescu

Robert Emms

Vitas Gerulaitis



Trivia Borg vs McEnroe

Shia Labeouf & Stellan Skarsgård previously worked on 'Nymphomaniac' though they shared no scenes together. Shia LaBeouf grew his own hair out for the role.