On the Basis of Sex (2018)

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Biographical drama about the early career of the future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In the early 1970s, young lawyer Bader Ginsburg works with her husband Marty to bring a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals that exposes gender discrimination.

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