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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

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109 min | Biography, Drama

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
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$ 12,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,121,354
Gross (USA)
$ 7,266,383
Gross (World)
$ 7,266,383
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Aug 11, 1993 (United States)

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Max Pomeranc
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Joan Allen
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Ben Kingsley
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Michael Nirenberg
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Robert Stephens
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Hal Scardino
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Vasek Simek
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William H. Macy
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Dan Hedaya
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Laura Linney
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Anthony Heald
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Steven Randazzo
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Chelsea Moore
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Josh Mostel
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Josh Kornbluth
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Tony Shalhoub
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Austin Pendleton
Asa Hoffman Asa Hoffman   See fewer
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Tom McGowan
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Ona Fletcher
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Kamran Shirazi
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Joel Benjamin
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Jerry Poe McClinton
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Matt De Matt
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Vincent Smith
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Jerry Rakow
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William Colgate
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R.D. Reid
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Anthony McGowen
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Katya Waitzkin
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Harris Krofchick
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Philip Neiman
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Elizabeth Gropman
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Bobby Fischer
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Matt Birman
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Anthony Carswell
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7.5 / 10 | 26,641 votes