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Second Serve (1986)

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Biography Drama 19862h 0m

Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was a transsexual. Flashback to 1964 and meet Richard Radley, a successful New York doctor with a great lifestyle, a flashy girl friend, and a secret life. Seems like the good doctor likes to dress up in women's clothes and visit Manhattan. His psychiatrist mother refuses to deal with him and sends him to a colleague who diagnoses with a psychotic gender confusion, which he says can be unlearned. After a failed marriage and fatherhood, he gives in to the transsexual operation and becomes Renee for good with a new life in California.Second Serve featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Martin Balsam is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (338 votes).

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#1800 Ranked in Biography Movies

#26766 Ranked in Drama Movies

Second Serve has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (338 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was a transsexual. Flashback to 1964 and meet Richard Radley, a successful New York doctor with a great lifestyle, a flashy girl friend, and a secret life. Seems like the good doctor likes to dress up in women's clothes and visit Manhattan. His psychiatrist mother refuses to deal with him and sends him to a colleague who diagnoses with a psychotic gender confusion, which he says can be unlearned. After a failed marriage and fatherhood, he gives in to the transsexual operation and becomes Renee for good with a new life in California.

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Runtime: 2h 0m

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Related Genres: BiographyDrama
Related Tags: Religion
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Jan 1, 1986