Chariots of Fire

7.3

Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire movie on:

imdb wiki

Cast Open full cast

Nicholas Farrell

Aubrey Montague

Nigel Havers

Lord Andrew Lindsay

Ian Charleson

Eric Liddell

Ben Cross

Harold Abrahams

Storyline

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A ... more


User opinions See all (16) Post comment!

Mite

Karma1039

Grade

A+

Fabulous!30 November 2015

Great cast, most early in their careers. Fabulous soundtrack by Vangelis. When did the Olympics change from a true amateur athletic competition to our current day professional contests? Definitely worth the watch!

ILuvMovies

Karma20606

Grade

A+

Fantastic movie31 May 2015

Great script, with terrific acting developing the personalities in this historical drama. Very entertaining and wonderful music throughout.

Lizzy

Karma1298190

Grade

A+

My husband thought that this was a good movie21 February 2012

My husband thought that this was a good movie

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

A+

good movie in its day25 January 2012

good movie in its day

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

True Classic19 July 2011

Great Soundtrack. Good movie

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

classic 80s sports drama movie07 July 2011

Multiple Oscar winning movie. decent rating. amazing timeless soundtrack and worth viewing.

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

classic sports drama movie07 July 2011

Multiple Oscar winning movie. amazing immortal soundtrack and worth viewing.

MovieBC

Karma75132

Grade

A+

Classic Movie23 June 2011

Classic moview about two great British athletes. Great peformaances and an unforgettable soundtrack.

See all reviews (16) >>

See also

The Contract (2006)

Ray Keene, a father who wants to redeem himself in the eyes of his son, is trying to bring Carden, a world-class assassin to...

Director: Bruce Beresford   Cast: Morgan Freeman ...
Download The Contract
Buy The Contract

Brazil (1985)

Sam Lowry is a harried technocrat in a futuristic society that is needlessly convoluted and inefficient. He dreams of a life...

Cast: Jonathan Pryce ...
Download Brazil
Buy Brazil

Star Trek (2009)

On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien time-traveling vessel...

Cast: Brad William Henke ...
Download Star Trek
Buy Star Trek

Gandhi (1982)

In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi...

Cast: Saeed Jaffrey ...
Download Gandhi
Buy Gandhi

Breaking Away (1979)

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered...

Director: Peter Yates   Cast: Dennis Christopher ...
Download Breaking Away
Buy Breaking Away

2001: A Space Travesty (2002)

Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard...

Cast: Michel Perron ...
Download 2001: A Space Travesty
Buy 2001: A Space Travesty

Midnight Express (1978)

On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes is caught attempting to...

Cast: John Hurt ...
Download Midnight Express
Buy Midnight Express

Elizabeth (1999)

This film details the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, as played by Cate Blanchett....

Cast: Emily Mortimer ...
Download Elizabeth
Buy Elizabeth

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

As Paleoclimatologist named Jack Hall is in Antartica, he discovers that a huge ice sheet has sheared off. But what he does not...

Cast: Carl Alacchi ...
Download The Day After Tomorrow
Buy The Day After Tomorrow

The Aviator (2004)

The script begins as a young Hughes directs one of Scorsese's favorite films, Hell's Angels. Hughes was so obsessed with...

Director: Martin Scorsese   Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio ...
Download The Aviator
Buy The Aviator

Chariots of Fire awards:
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)

close

title

content text

Confirm action

Sorry, but we couldn't charge your credit card to prolong your MEGABERRY subscription. Please, check your credit card balance and try again or use another one for payment.

Dear customer