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Top 5 Olympic-themed movies to get pumped for the GamesTop 5 Olympic-themed movies to get pumped for the GamesAdriana Floridia8/5/2016 9:58:00 Am
The Summer Olympics are under way, and so it’s the perfect time to look back at some of our favourite films about this magnificent sporting event.
These five films captured the heart of the Olympics in one way or another, whether it was through the perseverance of an underdog, or the nature of competition that can drive some to madness. Some are based on true stories and others are inspired simply by all of the excitement that the Olympics entail. All in all, it makes for some epic cinema.
Check out our five favourite films about the Olympics below!
Cool Runnings (1993)
The story of the first Jamaican bobsleigh team to compete in the Olympics is one of the best underdog sports stories on film. The team includes a »
- Adriana Floridia
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