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'Chariots of Fire,' 'The Cutting Edge' and other Olympic movies that have gone for the gold

12 August 2012 2:00 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"Charlie Chan at the Olympics" (1937): Yes, really. Footage from the previous year's Berlin Olympics figures into this caper that takes the sleuth (Warner Oland) to those Games.

"Jim Thorpe - All American" (1951): Burt Lancaster surely had the physique for the title role in this portrait of the Native American who medaled in both the pentathlon and decathlon.

"Walk, Don't Run" (1966): Cary Grant made his final screen appearance in this comedy set against the backdrop of the Tokyo Olympics, where scarce quarters make roommates of strangers (Grant, Samantha Eggar, Jim Hutton).

"Chariots of Fire" (1981): Generally acknowledged as the top Olympics movie to date, confirmed by its Oscar for best picture, director Hugh Hudson's drama casts Ben Cross and Ian Charleson as British competitors in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.

"Personal Best" (1982): An athlete (Mariel Hemingway) becomes deeply involved with a rival (Patrice Donnelly) for a spot on the U. »

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