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Race is a movie starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against...

Other Titles
10 secondes de liberté, L'heroi de Berlín, Race - Il colore della vittoria, Cursa, Lenktynes, Zwycięzca, La couleur de la victoire, レース, Skrējiens, Ο άνθρωπος που ταπείνωσε τον Χίτλερ, Zeit für Legenden, 奔跑吧,人生, Race - A legendák ideje, Utrka, L'heroi de Berlí, Race: 10 Segundos de Liberdade, Raça, Ha'merotz, El héroe de Berlín, Race: El triunfo del espíritu, Võidujooks
Running Time
2 hours 14 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Sport, Biography
Director
Stephen Hopkins
Writer
Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse
Actors
Shanice Banton, Stephan James, Eli Goree, Jason Sudeikis
Country
Germany, France, Canada
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In a time of racial bigotry, discrimination, and anti-Semitism, the humble African-American track-and-field athlete, Jesse Owens, catches the eye of early-1930s Ohio State University's coach, Larry Snyder. Against the backdrop of heated debates and political clashes as to whether the United States of America should boycott Berlin's 1936 Olympic Games, eventually, Owens arrives in Nazi Germany, as Adolf Hitler, and Third Reich's Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, intend to turn the Olympics into a showcase for Aryan superiority, through the lens of the young filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl. However, as the track knows no colour, there can only be fast winners and slow losers. And Jesse is already a winner.

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George Berry

It is indeed hard to imagine that this movie could ever come out of the mainstream of Hollywood, however, it happened and this is a great example of a movie that was not expected to be seen by the audience. It was a debut movie for Kevin Costner and he did a great job. It is a movie about a man named Mike Wallace (Costner) who had two young boys who died in a tragic accident that the father had been going to the police to solve. Mike Wallace is very well known for his work in the early days of broadcasting and he had to deal with many issues such as false ratings and such. His superiors were not happy about it and did everything they could to make his life difficult. However, his life did not get any easier as he was working on a movie about the heroics of the Red Sox team. The film is based on a true story and it is well worth watching. It is a bit of a quirky story and it is easy to see why it did not have a large distribution. It is a very good story that is well told and the performances from the actors all together were good. It is a great movie that should be seen by everyone.

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James H.

You know what, I don't understand why people are so uptight. It's not the right time to be uptight, but it's the right time to see a movie. The cast is top notch and the story was touching. You could tell the movie was trying to be a love story, but it didn't feel like a love story, but more like a movie with drama and comedy. Also, I'm not a fan of the actor who played Bernie Madoff. I thought he was over the top. But I didn't care, it was a drama and it had an emotional impact. And this is my favorite movie of the year. It had some good dialog, but not much that made me really think. It was just about great characters, the great actors and the great story. I loved it. I give it a 7.5/10

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Gary B.

This movie has a great story. I was looking forward to seeing this film. I never heard of it but my dad wanted to go see it. After watching the movie we talked about it and decided we would go see it. I went with my mom and brother. We enjoyed it and were both disappointed. The movie is about an African-American baseball player from Atlanta, Georgia who dreams of playing major league baseball. At the end of the film he is playing for the Atlanta Braves. We found this movie very interesting. I also found the acting to be good. I did not think the movie was very realistic. The film does not show the first baseman's name and it was not mentioned that he was from the South. The baseball scenes were also not very realistic. I also found the story very interesting. I could not stop thinking about the film after the film was over. The film was very good but I felt that it was too short.

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Nancy

I saw this film at a film festival in London and it is a very good movie. It is a movie that will appeal to the action fan, not to the traditional sports fan. It is a movie that will appeal to the movie fan because it will make you think about the film's subject. It is a good film for action fans who are looking for a good movie to watch and for sports fans who are looking for a good movie to watch.

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Scott

I remember when this movie came out in 1983.I was a high school student at the time, and I had read some of the commentary for the film.I was intrigued.I thought it would be an inspirational story about a young man and his fight for his dreams, but I was wrong.This movie was great for a while, but then the story line just got more and more ridiculous.Then I found myself feeling cheated.I was tired of the movie being a whodunnit.They really should have left the person who killed the body in the house to rot in the street.This story line is just too unbelievable to make the movie good.There's just too much of it.And the ending was so boring.I mean, how did he know that?He knew that the body was there but didn't know what to do with it.The movie is a great movie for a lot of reasons, but it's not as good as the first one.This is the second best thing I can say about this movie.I think this movie was much better than the first one.

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Stephen

Taken aback by the quality of the acting, I was not prepared for the story to be so gripping. "World War Z" is a story about a cancer stricken man who discovers a cure for his cancer. As the story unfolds, we become aware of the fact that the cure is being used to benefit the rich while the rest of the world suffers. I would say the story takes on a more serious tone with the use of the undead. As the story unfolds, we learn that the cancer sufferer had never before been tested for this condition, leading him to believe he is cured. We are then treated to a story of greed, greed and greed. The story is told through flashback and we are made aware of the severity of the situation. As a result, we become more sympathetic to the characters. We are able to understand why they are being treated the way they are. We are also treated to a clever twist in the story. I think this is a story of greed, and greed, and greed. The storyline is very strong. I was impressed with the realism of the character's suffering, as well as the realism of the storyline. There are many scenes that reminded me of the movie "The Shawshank Redemption." I found that scene to be one of the most powerful. The director, David Brody, takes a strong approach to his film. He handles the story with strength and sensitivity. He does not rely on excessive violence and gore to appeal to the audience. The cinematography is very strong. I appreciated the choice of locations, and the realism of the settings. The acting is superb, and the film is well written. "World War Z" is a great story that has great acting, superb writing, and excellent direction. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good story with great acting and great cinematography.

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Joshua

I don't know what the Hollywood professionals who have given this film a good review were expecting. It is a poor film, no great artistic achievement and the end is not very satisfying. But I was actually very satisfied with the film. The beginning was great, the acting was very good and the overall feel of the film was quite good. The problem is that the rest of the film is completely different. As a matter of fact it is not very good. There is no substance in the film, it is just an action film, not very interesting. Some of the action sequences are very nice, but it is very difficult to be completely bored in this film. It is a pity that the film ended as it did. The writing and the direction are bad, especially the writing. I would not say that it is a bad film, just that it is very disappointing. It has its good moments but as a whole it is very disappointing. It is not a great film, but it is still a good film.

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Heather

The movie starts out with Arnold's character, Arnold, preparing for a boxing match against a fellow boxer. Then the movie gets more dramatic as Arnold gets to know about his mother's death and is eventually taken out of the boxing ring for the time being. During this time he is getting a lawyer from the family, Jimmy Costigan. Costigan is going to represent Arnold and he does get to know Arnold's mother who was in the police force. So the movie gets more dramatic as Arnold's mother is in the hospital. The movie then goes on to have the mother reveal that she has had an affair with Arnold. This finally causes a rift between the two brothers and they both decide to leave their father and sister behind and become professional athletes. They then go on to the "real" world. Now there are some problems with the movie. First, this movie is not a great movie, but it is not a bad movie either. I think the acting was not great but they did have good chemistry between them. Also, the story was pretty good and did not feel like it was out of place with the rest of the movie. It was told in a way that you would expect, but it was also told in a way that did not feel out of place. So overall this movie is not great, but it is not a bad movie either. I liked it more than the Rocky series because of the relationship between Arnold and his mother and how the mother was acting. I also liked it because it is an entertaining movie.

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Crystal Adams

After watching this movie, i was blown away by how good the acting is. Everyone plays their part really well. And one thing that really impressed me was how the actors portrayed their roles with such emotion. Some scenes were even moving to me. This is one of the most realistic movie that i have seen in a long time. All i can say is if you like sports movies, then this is a must see.

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Kyle Bates

I really enjoyed this movie. I just came back from a screening at the Brooklyn Art Theatre and this movie was incredible! I have seen the movie and I am already looking forward to seeing it again! I have enjoyed the film so much I would love to see it again, and I think it would make a great film for a television series. I feel this is a movie that the whole family can enjoy! The characters were great, I loved the cast and I was on the edge of my seat the entire movie! And the actors were great as well! The actors really brought this movie to life. I definitely would like to see this movie again!

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Austin Ross

I never thought I would see that in a football match but I am a huge fan of the game so I had to watch it. From the start I was bored but after about 20 minutes I could not wait to see what happens next. The film does have a happy ending and the only thing I could really complain about is that you feel the need to be in the crowd at every match. At the end of the day it is a football film but it does have a happy ending. The cast were great and did a great job with their characters. The movie was great entertainment and one of the best football films I have ever seen. The characters were great and you cared for all of them. A must watch.

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Dennis R.

In the 1960s, a group of players from various sports in America played the "Hoosiers" of the NBA against each other in the championship. The final match of the championship was "Knockout" (1965) between Chicago and Detroit. The Hawks defeated the Hawks, 3 games to 0, and the city of Chicago became known as "The City of the Hawks". The Hawks won the title, a remarkable feat for the sport. The Hawks were regarded as the best basketball team in the country at the time. Chicago was regarded as a basketball city, with the world famous Rose Garden. The movie "The Hawks" is an interesting documentary on the American sporting tradition and culture. It was made in 1994 and shows the history of the Hawks as a powerful sports organization. It also shows the modern day team and the Hawks as a modern day sports organization. It shows the Hawks victory in "The Championship" as well as the defeat of the Hawks. There is some narration by the late, great actor, Danny Glover. This film tells the story of the Hawks as the greatest sports franchise of all time.

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Elizabeth L.

Though "The Basketball Diaries" was never a big hit, it was a worthwhile watch for both actors and the audience. Michael J. Fox plays Dennis Rodman, a professional basketball player from North Carolina who was sentenced to serve a life term for the murder of his wife. Rodman is released from prison after serving 15 years and manages to win the basketball championship in the process. After the event, Rodman comes to New York and ends up being a star basketball player. He and his younger brother Jason play together in a group of four boys who travel to New York to play in a basketball tournament. Things don't go according to plan, however, and Jason and Dennis end up spending the entire summer vacation in a hotel while Jason tries to get a job. "The Basketball Diaries" is a terrific movie that has a lot of comedy and some great acting. Michael J. Fox is great as the wily Dennis Rodman. He has a lot of great moments with his funny monologues. The others are good too, especially Kevin Costner as the coach of the boys. He plays his role well and delivers a great performance. The ending is also very good. This movie has a lot of funny moments, and it is very entertaining. I have given it an 8 out of 10.

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Jose W.

There are many reasons to watch this film, for the first half is very good. For the second half, it is just very bad. It just stops. I can't say what it is, but it is that there is no point to the second half. What is not bad, but not that good either, is the performance of Joseph Fiennes, he is simply superb. The second half is actually better than the first half. The second half is really good, but the first half is just too good. Overall a good movie, but a good one is not really a good movie.

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Kelly

I went to see this film with great expectations, and then I was disappointed. I don't know what to say, but I did enjoy the film, but I didn't care about the characters. The whole film was so contrived, with the characters repeating the same statements. I mean, I could've written a better script, but that's just me. This movie could've been great, if the characters were a little more well developed, but they were so busy going back and forth, that it made the film boring. This film was very predictable, with the little twists. I was disappointed. I am glad I went to see it, because I know the sequel will be good, but I just didn't care about the characters in this film.

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Anthony

I was moved by this film, one of those about a hockey team that had to overcome adversity. It was a good movie, definitely worth watching. I hope that I can go and see this film again, it was a very well done movie. The theme of the movie was perseverance and that a hockey team is not a team of people, it's about the spirit of the team, the good old boys team. It was a great movie to watch and I would definitely recommend it to my friends.

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Nicholas Pierce

All the reviews on this site are either right on the money or are both wrong. The movie is simply a great example of the time and place. It's been a long time since I've seen a movie set in Europe that I loved so much. The movie really makes you feel like you're in the time and place. The acting is first rate. All of the cast did a great job, and even the lead actor does a great job. The movie is not only based on a true story, but it is a true story about a true love. The movie shows the true power of love and how much love can affect people's lives. I highly recommend this movie.

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Catherine T.

I wanted to see this movie with my kids because I read some of the comments here. My eldest daughter and my oldest son (15 and 13) both enjoyed it a lot and all of them wanted to see it again. I wanted to do it for myself as well. I had heard that there were some scenes of black people that they didn't like. We saw a black woman being punched in the face by a police officer in a movie that I've been looking forward to seeing for some time. I also thought there was a scene where one of the kids took off their shirt while the other one didn't. The most important part of the movie to me was that it showed the struggle of African Americans in the 1950s in America and their struggle for equality. I was very impressed by the acting of the actors. I have to say I really liked it. The message of this movie is not easy to get and it takes a lot of guts to do it, but you have to know what you are doing. This movie is not easy to watch and it really is an eye opener. I hope my review doesn't give the wrong impression of this movie. I was surprised that a movie like this was made because I thought Hollywood would be more politically correct. However, I was wrong. It was just that I expected Hollywood to be more politically correct and that's what I got. I'm a writer and I have some opinions on movies and I wanted to share them. Please don't listen to the critics who are not in the right frame of mind to understand a good movie. I'm not sure what they were expecting but if you liked this movie you might as well see a good movie or two. I'm really looking forward to seeing this movie again.

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Samantha T.

This is a great movie about a great man who has been a baseball player and a great coach. The story of the great John McGraw is very interesting, it's like a movie without dialogue. The movie is very long and the last part is very slow, but it's really worth it, even though the movie is very long, but you feel like you haven't watched it. And it's great to see baseball on a big screen, it's always nice to watch the players on the big screen and not just the stars on TV. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Harry

On a chilly afternoon, Andy Robinson meets up with his old friend Jack May to talk about what happened between them 20 years ago. Jack May is a boxing promoter and has a good relationship with the former heavyweight champion. Robinson takes it upon himself to interview Jack and learn more about the past. Jack's story is more complicated. This film is a beautiful tribute to boxing. The actors are great, the direction is beautiful, the music is great. It's a film that will be enjoyed by anyone. I give it 7 out of 10.

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Arthur Sims

I was very surprised to see how long the movie went on, it's really slow. It's one of the only movies I've seen that has a slower pace. I think that movie was very good because it kept me involved with the movie and it had a great script. Even though it's slow it was a great movie. I liked the acting and I like the music. I like that this movie is different from most movies. I think that this movie is a good film.

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Alexander Austin

This is a story about a young black man who wanted to be a baseball player and won the chance of his life. So he took the leap and traveled across country to attend one of the top schools to be a college freshman. There he meets a beautiful college freshman named Regan Cavanaugh who is a "baseball brat" and he wants to help her become the best. But he can't help her because she's got her sights set on a major league college basketball player named John Glenn, who she's attracted to. So he can't help her and she ends up having to take her shot on a real baseball field. The story of this movie is more interesting and the acting is great. It's also very moving and it shows how hard it was for a black kid to get a college scholarship and he really came through for him and how he overcame the obstacles in his path to the college he wanted to attend. The movie doesn't really tell you much about the college basketball star John Glenn and I would recommend the movie for people who are interested in the life of a young black man who wanted to be a baseball player.