Most Popular "Olympic Athlete" Titles
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1. Cool Runnings (1993)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Votes: 76,215 | Gross: $68.86M
3. Foxcatcher (2014)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
Votes: 118,155 | Gross: $12.10M
5. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Votes: 25,523 | Gross: $12.00M
6. Amelia (2009)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 10,698 | Gross: $14.24M
9. Traffik (1989– )
Unrated | 315 min | Drama, Crime
The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »
10. Jim Thorpe -- All-American (1951)
Approved | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The triumph and tragedy of Native American Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.
12. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »
13. Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it.
14. Freedom's Fury (2006)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary on the 1956 Olympic semifinal water polo match between Hungary and Russia. Held in Australia, the match occurred as Russian forces were in Budapest, stomping out a popular revolt.
15. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )
237 min | Drama, History, Sport
This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
16. The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul (2015)
8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from all over a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of a national hero whose tears of joy once united their troubled country, the gold-winning figure skater Oksana Baiul.
18. Ski Patrol (1940)
64 min | Adventure, Drama, War
1939: Finnish reserve unit defends border, home-town in valley below, from Russian invaders who are excavating an explosives-laden tunnel under their mountaintop encampment.
19. Les fous du stade (1972)
80 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Les Charlots, a French rock group, continue their adventures, in the manner of the Beatles in Hard Day's Night. This is their second adventure. The foursome are on holiday, camping outside ... See full summary »
20. Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)
79 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A collection of profiles of people dead from AIDS who are remembered in the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
21. Summerslam (1988 TV Special)
149 min | Action, Sport
Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage vs. Ted DiBiase & Andre the Giant, WWF Intercontinental Title: The Honky Tonk Man vs. The Ultimate Warrior, WWF Tag Team Title: Demolition vs. The Hart Foundation,... See full summary »
23. Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek (2007 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to the Canadian Rockies to investigate a string of suspicious accidents and wolf sightings at the Icicle Creek Lodge.
24. The Fastest Man Who Has Ever Lived (2010 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Legendary athlete Michael Johnson, the former fastest man alive, travels to Jamaica to meet the current fastest man alive - runner Usain Bolt, and learn about his life and the challenges and media controversies he faced.
25. Black Power Salute (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Sport
A film about one of the most iconic images of the 20th century, the moment when the radical spirit of the 1960s upstaged the greatest sporting event in the world. Two men made a courageous ... See full summary »
26. Mighty Jerome (2010)
TV-G | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In 1959, at just nineteen years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada's most promising track and field star, and was on his way to the Olympics in Rome. By 1962, after suffering a gruesome leg ... See full summary »
27. Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Biography of Eric Liddell, Christian missionary to China and one of the Olympic athletes portrayed in the film "Chariots of Fire".
28. The Eric Liddell Story (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 31 min | Animation, Short, Biography
The inspirational story of Eric Liddell, Olympic athlete and Christian missionary to China.
29. 68 (2008 TV Movie)
110 min | Documentary, History, War
From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.
30. Phyl & Mikhy (1980– )
30 min | Comedy
Track stars Phyllis(Phyl) and Mikhail(Mikhy)are on opposides sides of the Cold War but meet and marry. Mikhy defects and they move in with Phyl's father Max, where Mikhy must navigate the ... See full summary »
36. Melbourne 1956: Games of the XVI Olympiad (1956– )
The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1956.
37. The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind (2013)
10 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
The Devotion Project is a series of short documentary portraits celebrating LGBTQ love. Gail Marquis, an Olympic medalist (Montreal '76), met Audrey Smaltz when she was 43 and Smaltz, a ... See full summary »
39. An Díog Is Faide (2004)
14 min | Short, Biography, Drama
The powerful true story of Irish Steeplechase runner Sonnie Murphy and his battle against the odds to compete in the 1932 Olympics.
I Spy (1965–1968)
So Long, Patrick Henry
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Kelly Robinson and Alexander Scott travel to Hong Kong. Their assignment: Persuade an American Olympic star athlete who defected to Red China to return to the United States.
The Big Brain Theory (2013– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Reality-TV
Competitors take on an Olympian challenge: design a robot that can tackle three athletic events. The threat of failure looms when one leader fails to manage his team's talents and later, a ... See full summary »