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Year: 2016
Original Title: Race
Length: 134 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sports
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 03 2016

United States: February 19 2016

Ranking

Ranking: 2,674 out of 15,704 movies (up 1372)

5,6

5.6 by 4 users

5.0 by Movie'n'co

6.1 by 4 media

Plot

'Race' is the story of Jesse Owens who achieved to become the greatest track and field athlete in history. His sportive ambition bring him to participe at the Olympics Games of Berlin in 1936. Owens was an american athlete Afro-American who challenged Hitler and his supremacy idea aria breaking mundial records. He won four golden badges, 100 meters included,at the classical race where Hitler was there. Promoting the superiority of the white race was very present throughout the celebration of the Games, so the feat of Owen noted for its symbolism. Directed by Stephen Hopkins and Stephan James starring the main rol Jesse Owens. Carice van Houten as Leni Riefenstahl and Jeremy Irons as Avery Brundage. Jason Sudeikis plays Larry Snyder , obsessive coach and mentor Owens, Carice Van Houten while enlivens the famous film director Leni Riefenstahl Nazi propaganda . For his part, William Hurt plays Jeremiah Mahoney , president of the Amateur Athletic Union who tried to boycott 1936 Olympics. Hide full plot... Show full plot

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Cast Race

Stephan James

Stephan James

Jesse Owens

Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis

Larry Snyder

Carice Van Houten

Carice Van Houten

Leni Riefenstahl

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons

Avery Brundage

William Hurt

William Hurt

Jeremiah Mahoney

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Trivia Race

John Boyega was originally attached to play Jesse Owens, but dropped out to star in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens'. Jason Sudeiki's first dramatic role. The name 'Jesse' comes from Jesse Owens' first two initials JC ( James Cleveland).

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