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Word Wars

  • Release Date: Jun 11, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Hobbies & Games, Sociology
  • Director:Julian Petrillo, Eric Chaikin


The directorial debut of filmmakers Eric Chaikin and Julian Petrillo, Word Wars: Tiles and Tribulations on the Scrabble Circuit is a humorous documentary look at the culture surrounding the National Scrabble Tournament. Focusing on four players in particular, the film details the intense competitions that lead up to the finals in San Diego, where each of the competitors hopes...more

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61 out of 100 Metascore®

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