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1 -- Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing, 1 tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.


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The True Story of the Drivers Who Risked Their Lives and Changed the Sport Forever
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever. | Add synopsis »
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Michael Fassbender ... Narrator

Lewis Hamilton ... Himself

Niki Lauda ... Himself

Michael Schumacher ... Himself
Mario Andretti ... Himself

Jackie Stewart ... Himself

Jenson Button ... Himself
Bernie Ecclestone ... Himself
Sebastian Vettel ... Himself
Damon Hill ... Himself
Martin Brundle ... Himself
Eddie Jordan ... Himself
Nigel Mansell ... Himself
Jody Scheckter ... Himself
Jacky Ickx ... Himself
Freddie Hunt ... Himself
Emerson Fittipaldi ... Himself
Sid Watkins ... Himself
Brigitte Hill ... Herself
Max Mosley ... Himself
Robert Kubica ... Himself - Polish Formula One Driver
John Surtees ... Himself
Eddie Dennis ... Himself
Maurice Hamilton ... Himself
Jo Ramirez ... Himself
Colin Chapman ... Himself (archive footage)
Brett Lunger ... Himself
John Watson ... Himself
Sally Swart ... Herself
Herbie Blash ... Himself
Lord Hesketh ... Himself
Clive Chapman ... Himself
Nigel Roebuck ... Himself
John Barnard ... Himself
John Miles ... Himself
John Hogan ... Himself
Koen Vergeer ... Himself
Roy Topp ... Himself
Paddy McNally ... Himself
Jane Birbeck ... Herself
François Cévert ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Enzo Ferrari ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Hunt ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ronnie Peterson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Peter Revson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ayrton Senna ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Roger Williamson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Crowder 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Monroe 

Produced by
Tobin Armbrust .... executive producer
Jonathan Bracey-Gibbon .... associate producer
Alexander Yves Brunner .... executive producer
Guy East .... executive producer
Michele Farinola .... co-producer
Nicholas Ferrall .... associate producer: Spitfire Pictures
Rodney Frazier .... co-producer
Mike Montgomery .... co-producer
Michael Shevloff .... producer
Nigel Sinclair .... producer
Alison Taupier .... co-producer
Ian Watermeier .... co-producer
Glen Zipper .... executive producer
Original Music by
Matter Music (original music by)
Film Editing by
Paul Crowder 
Production Management
Jamie Boulton .... post-production supervisor
Sound Department
Lon Bender .... supervising sound editor
Beau Borders .... co-supervising sound editor
Beau Borders .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeremy B. Davis .... sound effects editor
William R. Dean .... co-supervising sound editor (as Bill Dean)
William R. Dean .... sound designer (as Bill Dean)
Alan Hayslip .... sound effects librarian
Nicholas Interlandi .... sound editor
Andy Koyama .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryan Meadows .... sound designer
Ceri Thomas .... mix technician
Camera and Electrical Department
Pedro Guimaraes .... steadicam operator: 3D
John Betancourt .... ultimate arm operator (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Robert Benedict .... assistant editor
Jamie Boulton .... additional editor
Jamie Boulton .... first assistant editor
Alexandra De La Vega .... post-production supervisor
Andy Lichtstein .... digital colorist
Lara Mazzawi .... first assistant editor
David Palmer .... additional editor
Andrew Payne .... additional editor
Juan Rodriguez .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ric Markmann .... musical director
Dan Pinnella .... musical director
Chris Wagner .... musical director
Transportation Department
Brian Mussetter .... camera car driver
Other crew
Pavel P. Bozhkov .... production assistant
Kate Coe .... archival research and clearances
Andy Gosche .... producers asssistant
Beau Ste. Marie .... post prodution coordinator

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112 min

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Factual errors: During the sequence depicting the 1996 Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne, several shots from the 1994 Australian Grand Prix held at Adelaide are included, as well as other races from as late as 2006. There are also onboard shots of Michael Schumacher driving for both Ferrari and Benetton. The race is also implied to have been running for at least some time before Martin Brundle'a accident, which in reality occurred early in the first lap.See more »


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23 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Excellent perspective on those who are no longer among the living, 22 November 2013
Author: SquirrelCutter from United States

Some nitwit previously called this unwatchable. What a maroon. I thought it was very well done, better than "The Killer Years" and just about right up there with "Senna." I guess you have to be a fan and have the balls to man up and shed a tear or two for your heroes in the sport.

Nicely put together, very pertinent interviews with the players, and it even almost made me not want to poop on Ecclestone the way I normally want to.

Some footage I've never seen, a bunch of talk I never heard before from various stars and important folks in F1, and just plain a worthy use of leisure time.

Two racing fuel stained thumbs up, fo sho.

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