Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

By Hugh Hudson

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1981-09-25
  • Advisory Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Director: Hugh Hudson
  • Production Company: The Ladd Company
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • iTunes Price: USD 12.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 2.99
6.9/10
6.9
From 593 Ratings

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In this Academy Award winner for Best Picture, two very different men on the same team vie to win Olympic gold to demonstrate to the world the worth of their deeply held--and strongly opposing--convictions. Yet a friendship builds between the two in this true story that is as strong as their desire to win in Chariots of Fire. Paris Olympics, 1924. Scotsman Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson--Gandhi) competes to prove the superiority of this Christian faith, while his teammate, Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross--Exorcist: The Beginning), a Jewish Englishman, is driven to win to show the world that Jews are not inferior people. But as different as they two competitors are, the bond that develops between them reveals to both how complex their true motives are . . . and how much they really have in common.

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  • Chariots of fire

    5
    By steven nasdflknasdf
    This perhaps the very best movie ever made. The two most amazing things about the picture is, one, the hero is a Christian. The second thing is, its a true story and historically visually accurate as it relates to the sport of track and field at that time. If you aren't inspired by this movie, you may not be human and from another planet.
  • Nostalgic

    5
    By seanrobi
    Truly a film that captures the imagination.
  • Chariots of Fire

    5
    By iRichardo7
    This is the absolute five star movie. Without question one of truly great and classic movies of all time.

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