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Town of Runners (2012 Documentary)
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Town of Runners is a feature documentary about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji... (80 mins.)
Director: Jerry Rothwell
 
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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers. (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
 
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Saint Ralph (2004)
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Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outran everyone's expectations except his own in his bold quest of trying to win the 1954 Boston Marathon. (98 mins.)
Director: Michael McGowan
 
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Chariots of Fire (1981)
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics. (125 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
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Prefontaine (1997)
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Based on the life of Olympic hopeful Steve Prefontaine, a long distance runner who lived in Oregon and died young (106 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
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Without Limits (1998)
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The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to... (117 mins.)
Director: Robert Towne
 
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Fast Girls (2012)
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A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete. (91 mins.)
Director: Regan Hall
 
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Endurance (1999)
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The gold medal for the men's 10,000-metre race in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics is won by Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie. (83 mins.)
 
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Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story (1995 Documentary)
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Pre" embodied the spirit of athletic excellence. He had a belief in self and sport that transcended... (58 mins.)
Director: Erich Lyttle
 
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Spirit of the Marathon (2007 Documentary)
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The first ever feature-length film to capture the essence, drama and unique spectacle of the famed 26.2-mile race... (104 mins.)
Director: Jon Dunham
 
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The Jericho Mile (1979 TV Movie)
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Larry "Rain" Murphy is stuck in Folsom Prison for life on a first-degree murder charge. An inmate who prefers to be alone... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
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Unbroken (2014)
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After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. (137 mins.)
Director: Angelina Jolie
 
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Across the Tracks (1990)
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When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town... (100 mins.)
Director: Sandy Tung
 
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Wilma (1977 TV Movie)
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The story of American track sprinter Wilma Rudolph, who overcame physical handicaps to win three gold medals in the 1960 Olympics. (100 mins.)
Director: Bud Greenspan
 
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Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.
Director: Charles Beeson