Searching For Bobby Fischer

A rare family film that's not afraid to inject conflict and complexity into its images of domestic happiness. Based on the real-life story of chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin, SEARCHING begins with the seven-year-old boy (Max Pomeranc) becoming enthralled by the matches he sees being played in New York's Washington Square Park. Josh, it turns out, harbors a...read more

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Searching For Bobby Fischer - Official Trailer
02:28 — The relationship between a sports writer and his 7 year old son is put to the test when the boy enters the world of championship chess.

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  • Released: 1993
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A rare family film that's not afraid to inject conflict and complexity into its images of domestic happiness. Based on the real-life story of chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin, SEARCHING begins with the seven-year-old boy (Max Pomeranc) becoming enthralled by… (more)

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