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Drama Documentary 20161h 16mOn: Free Services Hoopla Kanopy Tags: Video Games Country: Norway

From a young age Magnus Carlsen had aspirations of becoming a champion chess player. While many players seek out an intensely rigid environment to hone their skills, Magnus’ brilliance shines brightest when surrounded by his loving and supportive family. Through an extensive amount of archival footage and home movies, director Benjamin Ree reveals this young man’s unusual and rapid trajectory to the pinnacle of the chess world. This film allows the audience to not only peek inside this isolated community but also witness the maturation of a modern genius.Magnus featuring Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, and 8 others. It's a documentary and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (2,196 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Sundance Now).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#13,359 Ranked Movie

#140 Ranked in Movies on Sundance Now

#277 Ranked in Video Games Movies

#1350 Ranked in Documentary Movies

Magnus has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (2,196 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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