'Going Vertical' focuses on the Sovie...

'Going Vertical' focuses on the Soviet team's 1972 Olympic basketball victory over the U.S.

Patriotic Russian drama Dvizheniye Vverkh , focused on the 1972 Olympic basketball victory of the Soviet team in the final against the U.S., became the box-office champion of the long New Year's holidays in Russia, beating Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle and other Hollywood releases. Released by Central Partnership on Dec. 28, Going Vertical has grossed 1.4 billion rubles through Tuesday and, according to local trade journal Exhibitor's Bulletin , has the chance to become the highest-grossing homemade movie of all time.

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