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Ford v Ferrari (2019)

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American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

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James Mangold
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Damon ... Carroll Shelby
Christian Bale ... Ken Miles
Jon Bernthal ... Lee Iacocca
Caitriona Balfe ... Mollie Miles
Josh Lucas ... Leo Beebe
Noah Jupe ... Peter Miles
Tracy Letts ... Henry Ford II
Remo Girone ... Enzo Ferrari
Ray McKinnon ... Phil Remington
JJ Feild ... Roy Lunn
Jack McMullen ... Charlie Agapiou
Corrado Invernizzi ... Franco Gozzi
Joe Williamson ... Don Frey
Ian Harding ... Ford Executive - Ian
Christopher Darga ... John Holman
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Storyline

As Enzo Ferrari's fast Rosso-Corsa racing cars dominate the mid-1960s motorsport world, the American car designer, Carroll Shelby, is forced to retire after winning the demanding 1959 '24 Hours of Le Mans' endurance race. But, before long, an unexpected proposition by the Vice President of Henry Ford's motor company, Lee Iacocca, will offer an opportunity to beat the Italians at their own game. Now, under those pressing circumstances, the British sports car driver and racing engineer, Ken Miles, reluctantly agrees to lend a hand and improve the firm's image, as Ford's race team has less than ninety days to rewrite history. As a result, the non-conformist duo comes up with the mighty Ford GT40 Mk I high-performance racing car. Can Shelby and Miles break Ferrari's streak? Written by Nick Riganas

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They took the American dream for a ride. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and peril | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The red car seen in the FoMoCo executive slide presentation early in film is a Lotus Elite, produced from 1958 to 1963 by Lotus Cars Ltd. See more »

Goofs

When Ken Miles is at Le Mans in 1966, Mollie Miles talks with her husband using a telephone handset with a modular jack. Phone companies did not use these jacks until the 1970s and 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Wayne - Customer: Hey, I called you three times, and you never answer the phone.
Ken Miles: I answer the phone every time it rings.
Wayne - Customer: No, sir, you do not.
Ken Miles: Yes, I do.
Wayne - Customer: No, you don't. A month ago, this car was fun. Now, it won't even start. And when it does, it's 'Boom, boom, boom!' When I pull out of the driveway, the dog has a heart attack.
[Ken chuckles]
Wayne - Customer: All I'm asking is for you to make it like it was.
Ken Miles: Yeah, you've coked up the inlet valves and the plugs. Nothing wrong with the car, just the way it's being driven.
Wayne - Customer: The way it's ...
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Fantastic
31 August 2019 | by JimShops-1See all my reviews

Just saw F v F at the Telluride Film Festival and it is phenomenal. Perfect performances, incredible visuals and editing, immersive sound, and a riveting story. A real winner. Christian Bale lost 70 pounds Defoe the role and is a delight. Damon is spot on. Catriona Balfe is excellent. All the actors playing Ford executives are excellent as well. Masterful direction from James Mangold. A must see.


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Country:

USA

Language:

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Release Date:

15 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$97,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,474,958, 17 November 2019

Gross USA:

$117,624,357

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$225,508,210
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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