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274 Ratings


United States, 2005
Documentary, Sport


A film about paraplegics who play full-contact rugby in Mad Max-style wheelchairs – overcoming unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.

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Murderball Directed by Henry Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: Documentary (Audience Award)

BFI London Film Festival

2005 | Special Mention: Sutherland Trophy

National Board of Review

2005 | Winner: Top Five Documentaries

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